Richard Giragosian

Founding Director, Regional Studies Center, Armenia

Richard Giragosian is the Founding Director of the Regional Studies Center (RSC), an independent “think tank” richard-giragosian1located in Yerevan, Armenia, where he serves as both a Visiting Professor and Senior Expert at Yerevan State University’s Centre for European Studies (CES).  He is also a contributing analyst for Oxford Analytica, a UK-based global analysis and advisory firm.

Giragosian has served as a regular contributor to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) publications from 1999-2008, and from 2003-2010, also served as a contributing analyst for the London-based Jane’s Information Group, covering political, economic and security issues in the South Caucasus, Central Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.  From 2002-2006, Giragosian served as a guest lecturer for the U.S. Army’s John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, NC, and for nine years, Giragosian served as a Professional Staff Member of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) of the U.S. Congress.  


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