PhD (postdoctoral) in Philosophy, Adjunct Associate Professor at the American University of Armenia and at the Russian - Armenian University.
Fields of scientific interest: methodology of social sciences, hermeneutics, theories of rationality and social modernization, problems of national identity.
More than 50 publications in Armenian, Russian, German, English and French, author of monographs The Inevitability of Understanding: Essays on the history of philosophical hermeneutics and deconstruction (YSU Press, Yerevan, 2015) and The Charents’ Time (On the spirit) (Printinfo:Actual Arvest, Yerevan, 2017).
Founder and President of the Armenian Research Center in Humanities (ARCH) since 1993, Editor-in-chief of the ARCH Periodicals: Identity (1995) and Armenia on the Way to Europe: Identity - 2 (2005). His General Course of Philosophy (twenty video lectures) is presented by the internet channel Boon TV.
Member of Armenian Parliament (1990-95 and 1995-97), Chairman of Standing Committee on Ethics, Member of Parliaments Presidium (1990-95). He was also a member of the Constitutional Commission of the Republic of Armenia and a delegate to the National Ecclesiastic Council.
Ambassador of Armenia to Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovak Republic, Permanent Representative of RA to OSCE and UN Organizations in Vienna (1995-1997, residence Vienna), Ambassador of Armenia to Germany (1998-2002). In 2002 - 2017 he held a number of posts in the MFA RA.