Sos Avetisyan holds a MPhil in Russian and East European Studies from St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. He was a recipient of the Luys scholarship as well as the Harry Shuckman Scholarship for Eurasian Studies from St. Antony’s College, Armenian Studies Scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the grant recipient from Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU). His research interests are the Post-Communist Transitions, Comparative Democratization, Ethnic Conflicts, Minority Rights, and Diaspora Politics.
He is currently a visiting lecturer of European Comparative Politics at Center for European Studies at Yerevan State University as well as Research Coordinator for Global Campus 2017. The Global Campus 2017 research is titled “Securitization and the Impact on Human Rights and Democracy: Human Security in the Time of Insecurity,” and Sos Avetisyan is coordinating the research on post-Soviet space. He is a Teaching Associate of Armenian History at American University of Armenia. He is also regular contributor as political analyst for commonspace.eu news portal.