Regina Galustyan, Ph.D. Candidate

The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute

Regina Galustyan is a researcher and Ph.D. student at the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute (Yerevan, Republic of Armenia). The title of her dissertation thesis is “The Construction of Turkish identity and the Armenian Genocide”. She also specializes at the Institute of Armenian Studies, Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Budapest, Hungary).
In 2015 she participated in “The Comparative Analysis of the 20th Century Genocides” conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars with the report “The Idea of Homogenization of Asia Minor as a Key Element of Construction of Turkish Identity”. In 2016 she participated in a two-week Genocide and Human Rights University program, organized by the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies in Toronto.
She authored a dozen articles about the premeditation of the Armenian Genocide, memory, and history-shaping in the formation of Turkish identity. Her research interest covers the topics of nation-building process through genocide and ethnic cleansing.