Inna Mirzoyan is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology at Michigan State University. She is interested in diaspora communities and organizations. Inna’s research intersects theories within migration studies, gender studies and urban studies to ask questions about migrants’ identity and feelings of belonging. Inna’s dissertation focuses on the Armenian Diaspora in the U.S. and how its members perform transnational behavior through their participation in diaspora and political organizations in the U.S., Los Angeles, and the Washington, D.C. area. Inna also holds a specialization in Women’s & Gender Studies. Aa Fulbright Research Fellow in Yerevan, Armenia, Inna completed participant observation with diaspora organizations and conducting in-depth interviews with organization participants and staff members.
At PSIA, Inna served as writing consultant.
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