Fields of Study
Near East; Armenian
With Varak Ketsemanian. "In Search of the ARF 1908 Istanbul Headquarters." The ARF at 125, special issue of Armenian Weekly magazine (Watertown, USA), Dec. 2015, 42–44. https://www.academia.edu/29134977/. Available in Armenian as "1908-ի Պոլսոյ ՀՅԴ գրասենեակի հետքերով." Aztag Daily (Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon), 19 July 2016. http://www.aztagdaily.com/archives/304891/. Available in Turkish as "Taşnakların 1908'deki İstanbul Bürosunun Peşinde." Trans. Selim Sezer. Toplumsal Tarih (Istanbul, Turkey), January 2017, 71–73. https://www.academia.edu/30791356/.
With Berkay Küçükbaşlar. "A History of Occupations." Turkish Review (Ankara, Turkey) 5, no. 4 (2015): 353–355. https://www.academia.edu/15359912/.
Grants and Awards
UCLA Department of History Fellowship (2016–2021)
Istanbul Bilgi University ERASMUS+ Staff Training Program Funding for the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, University of Cambridge, UK (2016)
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, Portugal) project grant (with M. Erdem Kabadayı) for the research project "Recovering Armenians in Late Ottoman Istanbul and Making Ottoman-Era Population Data Available for All" (2015–2017)
Istanbul Bilgi University Tuition Waiver (2013)
Armenian General Benevolent Union International Scholarship (2013)
York University Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship (2007)
Recent Conference Papers and Presentations
"The Potential and Challenges of Studying the Population of c. 1905–c. 1909 Istanbul—with a Case Study." Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure meeting. May 2016. University of Cambridge, UK. https://www.academia.edu/25710182/.
"Narcissism, Assimilation, and 'Լեզուին Սրբութիւնը' ['the sacrosanctity of the language']: On Using Armenian as a Diasporan Researcher." Translating Armenians, Armenians Translated: Rethinking Methodologies for Armenian Studies. April 2016. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. https://www.academia.edu/25710814/.
PhD in History, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
MA in History, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey (2016)
MA in History, York University, Canada (2014)
Honors BA in History and French Studies, York University, Canada (2012)