|Born||Visalia, CA, United States|
|Occupation||Writer, Philosophy Professor (PhD) at California State University, Northridge|
Melkonian's book My Brother's Road: An American's Fateful Journey to Armenia, details the life of his brother, Monte Melkonian, and his role in the struggle for Armenian independence in the 1990s.
- "Markar Melkonian". Macmillan Books. Retrieved January 24, 2010.
- Amirkhanian, Angela (December 13, 2009). "A Commander, A Hero, A Brother: Chronicling the Plight of UC Berkeley Alumnus, Monte Melkonian". The Aremenian Chronicles. Retrieved January 24, 2010.
- ""My Brother's Road" Serves as Conduit for Dialogue". The Armenian Reporter. April 2, 2005. Retrieved January 24, 2010.