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Philip Gamaghelyan

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

Philip Gamaghelyan is a conflict resolution scholar-practitioner, the co-founder and director of programs of the Imagine Center for Conflict Transformation, and the managing editor of the Caucasus Edition ( He works in the post- Soviet states, as well as Turkey, Syria, and other conflict regions. His research is focused on the politics of memory in conflict contexts as well as on the critical evaluation and design of conflict resolution interventions. At SIS he teaches courses on human rights and conflict, justice and reconciliation, conflicts in Russia and Eurasia, and mediating history. Languages: English, Russian, Armenian, and basic French.


PhD, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University. MA, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University. BA/MA, Yerevan State Linguistic University, Armenia

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  • Fall 2017

    • SIS-619 Special Studies in Int'l Pol: Conf & Conf Res Russia/Eurasia
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    • SIS-730 Skills Inst in Int'l Affairs: Mediating History
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  • Spring 2018

    • SIS-619 Special Studies in Int'l Pol: Human Rights and Conflict
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    • SIS-730 Skills Inst in Int'l Affairs: Intro Problem Solving Workshop
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