CIOA Welcomes New Assistant Director
The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology is pleased to welcome Dr. Gregory Areshian as its new Assistant Director.
Dr. Gregory Areshian received his Ph.D. from the Saint-Petersburg (formerly Leningrad) Institute of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR and has excavated at several archaeological sites in Armenia and Syria, while participating in other archaeological field projects in Georgia, Egypt, and Turkmenistan. Dr. Areshian's previous appointments include the position of professor of Archaeology and History at Yerevan State University, First Vice-President of the Department of Antiquities of the Republic of Armenia, and Associate Director of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Academy of Sciences. He served as Deputy Prime Minister in the first government of the independent Republic of Armenia (1991-92).
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Areshian as our new Assistant Director!