Palandjian, G. (2022). Rethinking borders and identities in Armenian education for peaceful and identities in Armenian education for peaceful and sustainable coexistence (Order No. 29164648). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2671696783).

Articles in Refereed Journals

Basu, M. & Palandjian, G. (accepted). Writing qualitatively: crossing borders, claiming the margins. Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies, Special Issue.

Chachkhiani, K., Palandjian, G., Tsotniashvili, K., & Silova, I. (2023).  Pedagogies of Time: “Editing” Textbooks, Timelines, and Childhood Memories. Journal of Childhood Studies. Special Issue.

Wakefield, W., Amrein-Beardsley, A., Collins, C., Parra-Gaete, I., Glassmeyer, K., Palandjian, G., do Lago e Pretti, E., Roberts, T., & Terada, T. (2022). Examining an alternative teacher education undergraduate program: Possibilities for teaching and extending what it means to be an educator outside of the classroom. Journal of Teacher Education and Educators 11(2), 184-209.

Silova, I. & Palandjian, G. (2018).  Soviet empire, childhood, and educationRevista Española de Educación Comparada. (31), 147-171.

Silova, I., Mead Yaqub, M.A., Mun, O., & Palandjian, G. (2014). Pedagogies of space: (Re)imagining nation and childhood in post-Soviet states. Global Studies of Childhood, 4(3), 195-209.

Manuscripts in progress

González-Doğan, S. & Palandjian, G. (Under Review). “When the state becomes a monster: Turkish cultural centers, post-coup identity formation, and new definitions of home.

Palandjian, G. (in progress). Trouble in the borderlands of Armenia and Turkey: Sympoiesis as a theoretical and research methodology.

Palandjian, G. (in progress). From fieldwork interruption to curating a data exhibition during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

Book Chapters

Silova,I., Millei, Z., Chachkhiani, K.,  Palandjian, G. and Vitrukh, M. (2021). Revisiting post-socialist education transformations: Monuments, movements, and metamorphoses. In T. Jules, R. Shields, M. A. M. Thomas (Eds.), Bloomsbury Handbook of Theory in Comparative and International Education (pp. 147-166). Bloomsbury: London.

Palandjian, G., Silova, I., Mun, O., & Zholdoshalieva, R. (2018).  Nation and gender in postsocialist education transformations: comparing early literacy textbooks in Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Latvia. In M. Chankseliani, & I. Silova. (Eds.), Comparing post-socialist transformations: Purposes, policies, and practices in education (pp. 167-192). Oxford Studies in Comparative Education.

Akpinar, A., Avetisyan, S., Balasanyan, H., Gullu, F., Kandolu, I., Karapetyan, M., Manasian, N., Mkrtchyan, L., Aköz Özkaya, E. Tahsin Özkaya, H., Palandjian, G., Şekeryan, A., & Turan, Ö. (2017). History education in schools in Turkey and Armenia: A critique and alternatives.  In Bilmez, B., Çayır, K., Çaykent, Ö, Gamaghelyan, P., Karapetyan, M., & Sayan P. (Eds.), Retrieved from:

Silova, I., Mead, M., & Palandjian, G. (2014). Pedagogies of space: (Re)mapping national territories, borders, and identities in post-Soviet textbooks.  In J.H. Williams (Ed.), Re-(Imagining) the Nation (pp. 103-128).  Sense Publishers.

Palandjian, G. (2014). The ABCs of being Armenian: (Re)turning to the Armenian national identity. In J.H. Williams (Ed.), Re-(Imagining) the Nation (pp. 247-257). Sense Publishers.

Policy reports

Anayatova, D. Basu, M., Darira, S., Freiband, A., Glanz, D., Halkiyo, A., Hovsepian, S., Jenik, A., Jiang, J., Komatsu, H., Kwarase, P., Law, L., Nielsen, A., Oneill, J., Palandjian, G., Pretti, E., Rappleye, J., Sanchez, B., Silova, I., Tsotniashvili, K., & contributing artists (2022, May). Turn it around! An education guide to climate futures. Arizona State University and Artists’ Literacies Institute. 

Palandjian, G. (2020).  Final Report on Rethinking Borders and Identities in Armenian Education: Findings, Policy Implications and Recommendations.  Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII) Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS [unpublished]. 

Palandjian, G. (2013).  A Case Study of Peace Education Curricula in Armenia: Findings and Policy Recommendations.  IREX 

Research Brief was funded by a grant from the United States Department of State. 


Chachkhiani, K., Goebel, J., Gong, B., Palandjian, G., Pretti, E., Silova, I., Vitrukh, M. (2019). Education and Storytelling for Earthly Survival: ‘Becoming-With’ Donna Haraway. (A Sympoietic Movie Review). Comparative Education Review, 63(3), 457-459.

Blog posts

Palandjian, G. (September 30, 2020). Crossing borders through teachers’ memories and identities. Harvard Graduate School of Education REACH.

Palandjian, G. (2019-2020). Rethinking borders and identities in Armenian education. Dissertation Blog: Critical Ethnography Armenian Education,

Editorial Experience 

Served as a Copyeditor for the following publication: Turan, O., Sahakyan, E. N. Mkrtchyan, L., Gulu, F. Gasparyan, K. Erdinc, Y., and Caykent, O. (2019). Alternative history education modules for Armenia and Turkey. History Foundation (Tarih Vakfi) and Imagine Center for Conflict Transformation, Istanbul and Yerevan.


Palandjian, G. (2020, Sept. 28) Borders, Identity, and Pedagogy. [Exhibition] Tempe, Arizona, USA 

Palandjian, G. (2020, Sept. 28- Oct. 9) Borders, Identity, and Pedagogy [Exhibition]. Arizona State University Galleries, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, Arizona, USA.

Anayatova, D., Darira, S., Freiband, A., Jenik, A., Nielsen, A., Palandjian, G., Pretti, E., Silova, I., Sobe, N., Tsotniashvili, K. (2022, June 28-July 30). Turn it Around! Youth Visions of Education Futures [art exhibit in the form of street art posters surrounding the UNESCO headquarters]. UNESCO Transforming Education Pre-Summit, Paris, France.