Armenian Studies Association to Name Headquarters After Former Professor Vartan Gregorian

Friday, January 11, 2019
THE ARMENIAN MIRROR-SPECTATOR (WATERTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS) -- Gregorian has had a distinguished career as an academic, scholar, historian, philanthropist and visionary. Born in Tabriz, Iran, Gregorian received his elementary education in Iran and his secondary education at Collège Arménian in Beirut, Lebanon. In 1956, he entered Stanford University, where he majored in history and the humanities, graduating with honors in 1958. He was awarded a Ph.D. in history and humanities from Stanford in 1964. Gregorian has taught European intellectual history and Middle Eastern history at San Francisco State College, the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Texas at Austin.