Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Peacemaking Practice, The Carter School

Dr. Margarita Tadevosyan is a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Peacemaking Practice. She is a scholar-practitioner of conflict resolution and has extensive experience in convening and facilitating Track II reconciliation workshops primarily in the South Caucasus. For many years she has been collaborating with Dr. Susan Allen on facilitating conflict resolution workshops across the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict divide. She has also been involved in other forms of analytical work and conflict resolution practice in the South Caucasus working with Turkish-Armenian and Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict contexts.

Dr. Tadevosyan joined the Carter School as a full-time Research Faculty in 2020 after spending a year conducting privately funded research on preventing violent conflict and teaching as an adjunct faculty at the School of International Service at American University. Dr. Tadevosyan is Carter School alumna with a Ph.D. earned in 2019. Dr. Tadevosyan’s current research centers around generating improved evidence on preventing violent conflict available to donors, policymakers, practitioners, and scholars in the peacebuilding community. As a post-doctoral fellow of the Center’s Better Evidence Project Dr. Tadevosyan is working on research that will provide a wide range community of stakeholders with a better understanding of local conflict prevention and violence reduction practices and will generate updated and new evidence on the local perspective of the effectiveness of peace practices.