Vazgen H. Margaryan
08.09.2017

Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor, Acting Head

margaryanvazgen24@aspu.am

Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor, Acting Head, Chair of Psychology, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan

Education
1983 -1990 – Engineering-Economical Department, Kharkiv National Automobile and Highway Technical University (KhNAHU)
1994-1997 – Marketing Survey High Qualification Courses, Department of Business and Management, KhNAHU
1998-2001 – PhD Student, Department of Philosophy and Psychology, Yerevan State University

Academic Credentials
Doctor of Psychology
The theme of dissertation: “Psychological factors affecting the effectiveness of combat operations”. Dissertation for pursuing the academic degree of the Doctor of Psychology on the specialty 19.00.03 “Social Psychology, Psychology in Extreme Situations”

Work Experience
1999-2011 – Lecturer, Chair of Development and Inclusive Psychology, Department of Psychology of Education and Sociology, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan (ASPU)
2000-2003 – Visiting lecturer at the Chair of Psychology, “Grigor Zohrap” University
2003-2005 – Visiting lecturer at the Chair of Safety of Living Activity, National Agricultural University of Armenia
2006 – Associate Professor, Chair of Development and Inclusive Psychology, ASPU
2011-2016 – Visiting lecturer, Chair of General Psychology, Yerevan State University
2007-2016 – Deputy Head on Education, Institute for National Strategic Studies, Ministry of Defense, RA
2017 – Acting Head, Chair of Psychology, Department of Psychology of Education and Sociology, ASPU

Courses Delivered
• “Psychology of military activities and military personnel”
• “Basis of military psychology”
• “Features of propaganda during the war”

Scope of Academic Interests
• Military-social psychology
• Military engineering psychology
• Military psychology

Training Course
2007 – "Credit System and University Education"
2014 – “Issues of Cooperation between DEEP and Armenian MOD”, NATO PfP Defence Education Enhancement Programme – DEEP
2015 – Active Learning Methods, DEEP
2015 – The European Higher Education Area (EHEA) Ministerial Conference and Fourth Bologna Policy Forum

Membership
2002-2017 – Editorial Board, defense-academic journal “Haikakan Banak” (“Armenian Army”), MOD, RA
2008-2010 – Academic Board, Psychology – 060/SCC, ASPU, RA
2015-2017 – Deputy Chairman, Academic Board, Psychology 064/SCC, ASPU, RA
2017 – Editorial Board, scientific bulletin “Actual Psychology” (“Actual problems of theoretical and inclusive psychology”)

Publications
1. MARGARYAN V. H. TO THE ISSUE OF THE PROTECTION FROM THE NEGATIVE INFORMATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INFLUENCE BY A POTENTIAL ADVERSARY. 2007, “HAIKAKAN BANAK” (ARMENIAN ARMY), № 4, PP. 76-87.

2. MARGARYAN V. H. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL BASES OF FIGHTING ACTIVITY / MINISTRY OF DEFENSE, YEREVAN (IN ARM.), 2009, 284 P.

3. SERVICEMEN’S PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAINING FOR ACTIVE COMBAT ACTIONS AS AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF THE STATE’S PREPARATION FOR DEFENSE. 2009, “HAIKAKAN BANAK” (ARMENIAN ARMY), № 3, PP. 87-97.

4. MARGARYAN V. H. MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY IN THE OFFICER’S PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY / THE PROBLEMS OF PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MATERIALS COLLECTION. YEREVAN (IN ARM.), 2009, PP. 127-132.

5. MARGARYAN V. H. PSYCHOLOGY OF FIGHTING ACTIVITY / ”LIMUSH”, YEREVAN (IN ARM.), 2009, 436 P.

6. MARGARYAN V. H. TO THE ISSUE OF MODELING EXTREME CONDITIONS OF COMBAT SITUATION AND PSYCHOTECHNICAL TESTS OF DRIVERS OF MILITARY AUTO EQUIPMENT. “THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY. THE PROBLEMS OF MODERN PSYCHOLOGY”. PART II, NOVOSSIBIRSK (IN RUSS.), 2010, PP. 7-14.

7. MARGARYAN V. H. TO THE ISSUE OF MODELING EXTREME CONDITIONS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAINING OF SERVICEMEN. “PSYCHOLOGY AND PEDAGOGIC: THE WAYS AND METHODS OF DEVELOPMENT”, PENZA (IN RUSS.), 2010, PP. 106-110.

8. MARGARYAN V. H. TO THE ISSUE OF PREPARING SPECIALISTS FOR PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY IN EXTREME CONDITIONS. “THE PSYCHOLOGY AND PEDAGOGIC: THE WAYS AND METHODS OF DEVELOPMENT”. PENZA (IN RUSS.), 2010, PP. 111-115.

9. MARGARYAN V. H. TO THE ISSUE OF THE FORMATION OF SERVICEMEN’S PSYCHOLOGICAL STABILITY AS A FACTOR OF INCREASING THE LEVEL OF TROOPS’ COMBAT READINESS. “VESTNIK IAELEPS”, VOL. 15, № 5, ISSUE.1, SAINT- PETERSBURG (IN RUSS.), 2010, PP. 24-28.

10. MARGARYAN V. ON THE PROBLEM OF CONDUCTING PSYCHOTECHNICAL TESTS AND FORMING SERVI¬CE¬MEN'S PSYCHOLOGICAL STABILITY. PRAGUE, “NAUKA I STUDIA”, 2010, № 5 (29), PP. 98-103.

11. MARGARYAN V. H. TO THE ISSUE OF EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF PSYCHOLOGIC FACTORS OF THE COMBAT SITUATION AT THE SERVICEMEN’S PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY. “ADAPTATION AND SELF-REGULATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL”. MOSCOW (IN RUSS.), 2010, 1, 121-124.

12. MARGARYAN V. H. TO THE ISSUE OF THE CORRELATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS DETERMINING THE EFFICIENCY OF COMBAT ACTIVITIES. 2010, “HAIKAKAN BANAK” (ARMENIAN ARMY), № 4, PP. 96-102.

13. MARGARYAN V. H. ON THE QUESTION OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGICAL SELECTION OF THE COMMISSIONED STAFF IN THE DEFENSE SPHERE. 2012, “HAIKAKAN BANAK” (ARMENIAN ARMY), № 3, PP. 56-60.

14. MARGARYAN V. H. ON THE FACTORS PROVIDING THE VIABILITY OF THE SYSTEM OF NON-STATUTORY RELATIONS IN THE RA ARMED FORCES. 2014, “HAIKAKAN BANAK” (ARMENIAN ARMY), № 3-4, PP. 77-87.

15. MARGARYAN V. H. ON THE METHODOLOGICAL PROVISION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAINING OF THE MILITARY PERSONNEL IN THE ARMED FORCES OF ARMENIA. 2015, RUSSIA, NOVOSIBIRSK, № 1 (48), XLVIII INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL CONFERENCE "PERSONALITY, FAMILY AND SOCIETY: ISSUES OF PEDAGOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY".

16. MARGARYAN V. H. ON THE ISSUE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNTERACTION TO THE NEGATIVE INFORMATION PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACTS. 2016, “HAIKAKAN BANAK” (ARMENIAN ARMY), № 1, PP. 56-66.

17. MARGARYAN V. H. THE PROBLEM OF METHODOLOGICAL SUPPORT OF SIMULATING EXTREME CASES IN A COMBAT SITUATION. MODERN PSYCHOLOGY (“THE CURRENT ISSUES IN THEORETICAL AND APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY” VI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDING). YEREVAN, 2017, PP. 162-168.

18. MARGARYAN V. H. THE MILITARY ENGINEERING PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF IMPROVING THE SYSTEM OF THE SERVICEMEN’S HEALTH PROTECTION AND THE UNJUSTIFIABLE CASUALTIES’ PREVENTION IN PEACETIME WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF “NATION–ARMY” CONCEPT IMPLEMENTATION. 2017, “HAIKAKAN BANAK” (ARMENIAN ARMY), № 3, PP. 23-31.

Author of 48 Academic papers
Author of registered inventions, patented by the Government of the RA.

Languages – Armenian (native), Russian (full), German (reading and oral communication skillls).

Awards
1987 - Medal of Honor "For a Warrant for the Service" awarded by the President of the Supreme Council of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union
2004 – 1-st class medal «For Impeccalbe serviceե
2004 - Medal of Honor “Marshal H. A. Baghramyan”
2004 - Medal of Honor “Garegin Nzhdeh”
2006 - Medal of Honor “Vazgen Sargsyan”
2008 - 2nd class Medal of Honor “For the Undefined Service”,
2009 - Medal of Honor «Armenian State University after Kh. Abovian”
2010 - Medal of Honor “Drastamat Canayan”
2011 - Medal “20 years of Service in the Armed Forces”
2012 – 3rd class Medal of Honor “For Impeccalbe Service”
2014 - Medal of Honor “Andranik Ozanyan”
2014 - Medal of Honor “Andranik Ozanyan”.

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