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 in 1987; his dissertation focused on Nicholas Adontz.[2]

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".[3]

He is the editor of Armenia and Karabagh Factbook,[4] 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. ^ Adalian, Rouben Paul (1987). Nicholas Adontz: the quest for a rational history. OCLC 17859851. Retrieved 3 December 2020 – via Worldcat.
  3. ^ "From Humanism to Rationalism Review, Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies (1994), Volume 7, pp. 180-182". Archived from the original on 2004-02-23. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  4. ^ Rouben Paul Adalian, Abril Books