Arda Arsenian Ekmekji

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Personal information

Title: 
Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Contact information (private)

Landline: 
961 1 860183
Mobile phone: 
961 3 286588

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Haigazian University
Postbox: 
11-1748
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 349230 (ext. 329)
Work email address: 
ekarda@haigazian.edu.lb

Education

Doctorate degree, Civilizations and Archaeology, 1992 - 1994, University of Paris I – Sorbonne, France.
Master's degree, Archaeology, 1989 - 1991, University of Paris I – Sorbonne, France.
Master's degree, Archaeology, 1971 - 1974, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
Bachelor degree, Ancient History,1968 - 1971, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Ancient History
Archeology
Intercultural Studies
Lebanese Electoral Law
Languages: 
English
French
Armenian
Arabic

Work history

Dean of Arts and Sciences, 1998 - present, Haigazian University.

Member of university cabinet, admissions, curriculum and self study committees, 1997 - present, Haigazian University.

Professor, Cultural Studies & Archeology, 1997 - present, Haigazian University.

Honorary office and memberships

Only female member of the Supervisory Commission for Electoral Campaigning (SCEC), 2008 - 2009.

Only female member of the National Election Law Reform Commission, 2005-2006.

Member of the National Commission for the Electoral Law (Fouad Boutros Commission), 2005 - present.

Chair of the Armenian Evangelical Educational Council in Lebanon, 2002 - present.

Member of the board of the Global Church Ministries (USA), 2000 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Ekmekji, A. (2010). Toward Golgotha: Memoirs of Hagop Arsenian (Grandfather) during the Armenian genocide. [Manuscript submitted for publication].
  • Ekmekji, A. (1998). Words of the Haigazian University Alma Mater. Beirut: Haigazian University.
  • Awards and Distinctions

    Medal of the Ministry of Interior for a pioneer role in the supervision of elections in Lebanon, 2009.

    Haigazian University Award for 10 years of service in promoting culture, 2007.

    Medal of Lebanese First Lady for prominent female academicians of Lebanon, 2004.