Barlow Der Mugrdechian

Barlow Der Mugrdechian has been teaching Armenian language, literature, history, art, and culture courses for the past twenty-three years in the Armenian Studies Program, at California State University, Fresno. In December of 2000, he was bestowed with an honorary Doctorate Degree from Yerevan State University. From 2001-2004 he was President of the Society for Armenian Studies and also was the editor of the Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies, Volume 12. He is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and reviews in the area of Armenian literature and history. In 1996 and again in 1997 he was selected to direct the ARS Summer Studies Program in Bradford, Massachusetts. In 1996 he received the 1995-1996 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (Faculty Service) at California State University, Fresno. He has frequently traveled to Armenia, leading study groups in 1988, 1990, 2001, 2005, and 2007. For the past twenty-three years he has been the advisor to the Armenian Students Organization on campus and advisor for the Hye Sharzhoom/Armenian Action newspaper.
Roles: Editor, Author