KYUREGHYAN Edik

Member of Journalists Union of Armenia

Date and Place of Birth: July 14,1946, Mastara village, Talin district, Armenia

Education/Major:

1963-1970 Yerevan State University; Department of Physics

1974-1977 post-graduate student of the Sociological Research Institute of USSR Academy of Sciences

Career:

1996-2004 correspondent of “The Voice of America” radio station in Armenia

1983-present docent, head of philosophy and sociology chair, head of Department of Social Political Sciences and Economics of Armenian State Engineering University

1991-1993 journalist of Public Television of Armenia

1981-1990 free-lance correspondent of “Yerekoyan Yerevan” newspaper

1977-1983 researcher at the Institute of Philosophy and Law of Armenian Academy of Sciences

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1998 Journalists Union of Armenia

Publications: “The Voice of America”, Public Television of Armenia, newspapers “Yerekoyan Yerevan“, “Communist“, “Avangard“, “Science and Technology“, “Leninyan Ughiov“, “Agricultural Sciences Herald“, “Sociological Research”

Author of the book “Philosophy“ (1995, Armenian State Engineering University publishing house)

Co-author of the UN book “Social Indicators of Poverty in Armenia“ (1998)

Hobbies: sports, books, engaging in speculations, self-sacrifice

Languages: Armenian, Russian

Marital Status: married, two children, four grandchildren

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 58 31 48 (office), 26 70 57 (home), (374 91) 41 13 49 (mob.)

E-mail: mekur@seua.am