College of Health Sciences Associate Dean Varduhi Petrosyan was recently appointed Associate Editor of the International Journal for Equity in Health, “an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal presenting evidence relevant to the search for, and attainment of, equity in health across and within countries.”

Dr. Syuzanna Vasilyan, Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Affairs, recently participated in the round-table conference “Democracy promotion East and South after the Arab Spring: Re-evaluating the EU’s Engagement with Authoritarian Regimes,” organized jointly by Maastricht University (the Netherlands), the Trans-European Policy Studies Association (Belgium) and the Institut für Europäische Politik (Germany). Dr. Vasilyan presented a talk on “The European Union (EU) as a ‘Moral Power’ through its Democracy Promotion Policy in the South Caucasus.”