Consul General

H.E. Ambassador Armen BAIBOURTIAN

Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles


July 2010 Ph.D. degree in International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

December 2008 Joint programs certificate in Advanced Negotiation, Harvard University & MIT

December 1990 Ph.D. degree in Modern World History, Yerevan State University

July 1986 B.A./M.A. in History (with Honors), Department of History, Yerevan State University

Professional Experience

September 2018 Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles

January 2014 - December 2018 Professor of Practice of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Concurrently: January 2016 – July 2017 Director of Administration at the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, New York

May 2008 – December 2013 Senior Advisor to the United Nations Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia

December 2004 – February 2008 Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia; Chief Negotiator with the European Union

March 2000 – December 2004 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to India and, concurrently, to Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia with residence in New Delhi

July 1997- March 2000 Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia; Co-chairman of the Security Dialogue with the United States

January 1995 – July 1997 Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles

January 1993 - January 1995 Deputy Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations in New York

November 1992 - January 1993 Counselor at the Department of International
Organizations, Armenian Foreign Ministry

December 1991 - November 1992 Foreign Policy Advisor to the Speaker of the
Armenian Parliament

February 1991 – December 1992 Special Assistant to the Vice-Speaker of the
Armenian Parliament

September 1989 - February 1991 Assistant Professor, World History Chair, Yerevan State University

Professional Societies, Academic, and Public Affairs

Senior Advisory Board Member at the “Princeton Foundation for Peace and Learning”, Member of the “UN Association of the United States of America”, Board Member of the “Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism in New Delhi.”

Diplomatic rank

Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary

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