Arman Tatoyan

Program Chair, Full-time Professor

Arman Tatoyan holds his Master of Laws from University of Pennsylvania Law School; he obtained his LLM and Ph.D. from YSU, Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics.
Currently Mr. Tatoyan is a Director of the Foundation "Tatoyan" Center for Law and Justice. He was the Human Rights Defender (Ombudsperson) of Armenia from 2016-2022. He served as the Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia and also has been the Deputy Representative of the Government of Armenia before the European Court of Human Rights. Mr. Tatoyan is also a permanent international advisor in the Council of Europe. He has been the advisor to the President of the Constitutional Court of Republic of Armenia and has been involved in different working groups for drafting laws and strategies for Armenia. He lectures in YSU and AUA, as well as in the Academy of Justice of Armenia. 

Higher Education

  • 2012 – 2013, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia PA, Master of Laws
  • 2012, University of Pennsylvania Business (Wharton) School, Philadelphia PA
    Business and Law Certificate Program, the Wharton School Executive Education
  • 2002, LL.B. Yerevan State University
  • 2004, Master of Jurisprudence, Yerevan State University
  • 2007, Post-graduate study, Yerevan State University

Courses taught:

  • International Criminal Law
  • Introduction to Human Rights
  • Supervisor of Master’s Paper

2014- present, Visiting Professor at Academy of Justice of Armenia
Academic and Practical Course for Judges and Prosecutors:

[email protected]

(+374 60) 61-27-55

Office Location:
109W (PAB)

Office hours:
(by appointment)