Alexander Iskandaryan

Member of the Board of Trustees

Founding Directorof Caucasus Institute

Alexander Iskandaryan is a political scientist and Director of the Yerevan-based Caucasus Institute. His areas of study are ethnopolitical conflicts, post-Communist transformations and nation-building in the former USSR, including the South Caucasus, Northern Caucasus and Central Asia. He has extensively lectured and published on democracy, conflicts, formal and informal institutions in a transition setting, the building of post-Soviet identities, migration, regional integration, media development and the formation of public discourses. Under his guidance, the Caucasus Institute engages in research and advocacy, and organizes public debates and scholarly events.