Arman Grigoryan

Associate Professor
206 Maginnes Hall
Columbia University, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, MA
Yerevan State University, BA

Interests : 

International security
Ethnic conflict
International sources of domestic politics
Formal models of conflict and cooperation
Post-Soviet politics


IR 010: Introduction to World Politics
IR 100: Methods and Research Design
IR 169: The Politics of Eurasia
IR 330: Mass Murder


Publications : 

Selective Wilsonianism: Material Interests and the West’s Support for Democracy,” International Security, Vol. 44, No. 4 (Spring 2020), pp. 158-200.

 Levon Ter-Petrossian, Armenia’s Future, the Relations with Turkey, and the Karabagh Conflict, Arman Grigoryan ed. (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

 “The Karabagh Conflict and Armenia’s Failed Transition to Democracy,” Nationalities Papers, Vol. 46, No. 5 (April, 2018), pp 844-860. 

"Concessions or Coercion? How Governments Respond to Restive Ethnic Minorities," International Security, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Spring 2015), pp. 170-207.

"Ethnofederalism, Separatism and Conflict: What Have We Learned from the Soviet and Yugoslav Experiences," International Political Science Review, Vol. 33, no. 5 (November, 2012), pp. 520-538.

"Third Party Intervention and the Escalation of State-Minority Conflicts," International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 54, No.4 (December 2010): 1143-1174.

"Hate Narratives and Ethnic Conflict," International Security, Vol. 31, No.4 (Spring 2007): 180-186.

"Third-Party Intervention and Escalation in Kosovo: Does Moral Hazard Explain It?Ethnopolitics, Vol.4, No.2 (2005): 195-213.