Khatchig Mouradian is a lecturer in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University, and the Armenian and Georgian Area Specialist at the Library of Congress (African and Middle Eastern Division).
Mouradian is the author of The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918. He is a co-editor of After the Ottomans: Genocide’s Long Shadow and Armenian Resilience (forthcoming in 2022), and The I.B.Tauris Handbook of the Late Ottoman Empire: History and Legacy (under contract). He is also the editor of the peer-reviewed journal The Armenian Review. Mouradian has published articles on concentration camps, unarmed resistance, the aftermath of mass violence, midwifery in the Middle East, and approaches to teaching history.
At Columbia, Mouradian teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on “Urban Space and Conflict in the Middle East,” “War, Genocide, and Aftermath,” “Apologies and Non-Apologies,” “Literature of the Great War in the Middle East,” and “A Social History of Concentration Camps.”
In Fall 2016, Mouradian served as the Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor at California State University – Fresno. From 2015-2016, he was a visiting assistant professor at the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University. Mouradian has also taught at Worcester State University and Clark University in Massachusetts, and Stockton University in New Jersey.
In 2020, Mouradian was awarded a Humanities War & Peace Initiative Grant from Columbia University. He is also the recipient of the Society for Armenian Studies Best Conference Paper Award (2015), and a Calouste Gulbenkian Research Fellowship to write the history of the Armenian community in China in the 19th and 20th centuries (2014).
Mouradian received the first Hrant Dink Justice and Freedom Award of the Organization of Istanbul Armenians in 2014 and the Armenian Relief Society’s Agnouni Award in 2018.
Mouradian’s work has been cited by the The New York Times, The Economist, The Washington Post, The New York Review of Books, The Boston Globe, Newsweek, and Al-Monitor. He has been interviewed on issues related to the Middle East, human rights, as well as Armenian, Turkish, and Middle Eastern history and politics by news outlets around the world, including the BBC, FOX TV, France 24, and RT.
Mouradian holds a PhD in History from the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University, a graduate certificate in Conflict Resolution from UMass Boston, and a B.S. in Biology from Haigazian University in Beirut, where he has also completed graduate coursework in Clinical Psychology.