Mary Hrachoohi Boghosian, Ph.D., MBA

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct faculty at AUA since January 2015, teaching Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Creativity for undergraduates at S. Manoogian College of Economics (CBE), also at Akian College of Science and Engineering (CSE), and Startup Ecosystem and Social Entrepreneurship for MSSM program, and Management of Information Systems (MIS) for MBA program. Dr. Boghosian brings international experience from eight universities, together with 16 years of work experience from USA/(NASA and Air force) organizations, where she held different positions with increasing level of responsibilities in variety of space innovations and missions programs. She is a recipient of many prestigious NASA innovation awards as well as author of 40+ peer reviewed international journals articles. Since Fall 2015, Dr.Boghosian also teaches at Yerevan State University (YSU), School of Journalism, as Adjunct Faculty, developing and delivering graduate courses in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in PR and Journalism, and conducting training and workshops locally.


  • MBA (Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), NY, USA (1997)
  • PhD  (Physics of Magnetic Materials), London University, Imperial College, London, UK (1984)

Courses taught:

  • BUS211-Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AUA)

Research activities:

Startup ecosystems, Social Entrepreneurship, and Innovation in Armenian Journalism


E-mail: [email protected]

Phone: +37460 61 25 38; 093 144040

Office location: 235W (PAB)

Office hours: Thursday (12:30 PM to 2:30 PM) or by appointment

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