Rouben Paul Adalian

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Rouben Paul Adalian
OccupationDirector of the Armenian National Institute

Rouben Paul Adalian is the Director of the Armenian National Institute in Washington, D.C. and a professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs of George Washington University and at Johns Hopkins University.[1]


Adalian received his PhD in history from the University of California, Los Angeles.. He is the author of many scientific works and articles, including Historical Dictionary of Armenia and From Humanism to Rationalism: Armenian Scholarship in the Nineteenth Century, where Adalian "has provided a useful overview of an important topic which has not received its just attention in the English language".[2]

He is the editor of Armenia and Karabagh Factbook,[3] and associate editor of award-winning Encyclopedia of Genocide.


  1. ^ About the author / Historical Dictionary of Armenia, by Rouben Paul Adalian, Scarecrow Press, 2010, p. 673
  2. ^ From Humanism to Rationalism Review, Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies (1994), Volume 7, pp. 180-182
  3. ^ Rouben Paul Adalian, Abril Books