Governance

A Corporate Board of Directors governs the Zoryan Institute. This body administers the legal and financial affairs of the organization. The academic program is overseen by an Academic Board of Directors.

In addition to these officials of the Zoryan Institute, there is a wide-spread, international network of scholars and specialists in a variety of fields, who work with the Institute on specific projects.

Corporate Board of Directors

Rouben Adalian, Director, Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial Board of Trustees.

Varouj Aivazian , Chairman, Prof. of Economics, University of Toronto.

Levon Chorbajian, Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts.

Arsinee Khanjian, Director of Outreach, Multiple award winning Actress.

Greg Sarkissian, President, President of Yorkbridge Capital Corp.

George Shirinian, Secretary, Executive Director of the Zoryan Institute.

Roger W. Smith, Professor Emeritus of Government, College of William and Mary.

Khachig Tololyan,Professor of Letters, College of Letters, Wesleyan University and Editor, Diaspora: a journal of transnational studies.

Academic Board of Directors

Roger W. Smith, Chairman, Professor Emeritus of Government, College of William and Mary.

Varouj Aivazian, Chairman, Professor of Economics, University of Toronto.

Stephan Astourian, Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley.

Yair Auron, Professor, Open University of Israel and Hakibbutzim College of Education, Tel-Aviv.

Vahakn Dadrian, Director of Genocide Research, Zoryan Institute.

Levon Chorbajian, Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts.

Khachig Tololyan,Professor of Letters, College of Letters, Wesleyan University and Editor, Diaspora: a journal of transnational studies.

Joyce Apsel, Master Teacher of Humanities, New York University.

Bedross Der Matossian, Associate Professor of Modern Middle East History, University of Lincoln-Nebraska.

Julie Gilmour, Historian of International Relations, Trinity College, University of Toronto.

Simon Payaslian, Charles K. and Elizabeth M. Kenosian Chair in Modern Armenian History and Literature, Boston University.

Maureen Hiebert, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Calgary.

William Schabas, Professor of International Law, Middlesex University.

Elisa von Joeden Forgey, Assistant Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Richard Stockton College.