Armen Grigoryan

Armen Grigoryan is a policy adviser for several Armenian non-governmental organizations and a regular contributor to US-based online journals, the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst (since 2010) and the Eurasia Daily Monitor (since 2014). He is also an associate expert for the East European Security Research Initiative (Kyiv) and an affiliated expert on Eastern Partnership countries, energy security, and conflict transformation for the European Geopolitical Forum (Brussels), as well as a participant of the Partnership for Peace Consortium Track II diplomacy workshops. He has published several book chapters and journal articles on transition, Eastern Partnership, regional political, economic and security issues, and over 300 articles and interviews in Armenian and foreign media. Previously, he did an internship at the European Parliament in 2007; was a guest scholar (grantee of the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic) at University of Prešov (2009) and at Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica (2013); Open Society Institute Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative visiting fellow (2010-2011); Black Sea Young Reformers Fellowship participant (2011); International Visegrad Fund research fellow at the Open Society Archives in Budapest (2011); Think Visegrad research fellow at Slovak Foreign Policy Association Research Center (2013); visiting scholar at Central European University Department of Political Science (2015) and Central European University Center for European Neighborhood Studies (2017); Visegrad visiting scholar at Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, teaching a course on South Caucasus regional security (2018); and visiting researcher (Prague Civil Society Center fellow) at Budapest-based Political Capital Institute (2019). He also was a peer reviewer for Global Integrity and Transparency International.