Richard Hovannisian, Professor Emeritus

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) & Chapman University

Dr. Richard Hovannisian is the preeminent historian of Armenia and the Armenian genocide. He is the author and editor of many books, including Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Confronting the Armenian Genocide, The Armenian Genocide: Cultural and Ethical Legacies and the four-volume work, The Republic of Armenia.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the “I Witness Award” of the Jewish World Watch. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and Professor Emeritus at UCLA.