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Dr. Richard Hovannisian

Presidential Fellow in Holocaust History
Office Hours: Wed. 2-3:30 p.m.
University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Berkeley, Master of Arts
University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D.


Dr. Richard Hovannisian is the preeminent historian of Armenia and the Armenian genocide. He is the author and editor of many books, including Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Confronting the Armenian Genocide, The Armenian Genocide: Cultural and Ethical Legacies and the four-volume work, The Republic of Armenia.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the "I Witness Award" of the Jewish World Watch. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and Professor Emeritus at UCLA.