Yevgine Vardanyan is a lecturer at YSU Department of Social Work and Social Technologies. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 2005 and a Master’s degree in Social Work in 2007 from YSU. Since 2008 Y. Vardanyan has been working as a lecturer at YSU’s Department of Social Work and Social Technologies. She is also a Ph.D. candidate in the same department. Since 2010 she has been actively involved in numerous international educational projects whose goal is the development of educational projects.
From 2010 to 2013 she was the YSU program administrator for the Master’s program in Public Health and Social Services. Her professional interests include social work within the justice system and the role of regional governance in social protection. Y. Vardanyan has authored several scientific articles published in both local and international journals. She is an Executive Board Member of the Armenian Association of Social Workers.
Vardanyan is involved in many activities outside of the university, in particular as an expert consultant for projects of the World Bank, UNICEF, World Vision. She has also cooperated with the RA Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the RA Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development.
In collaboration with Arizona State University (ASU) and YSU Center for Gender and Leadership Studies, she implemented in 2015 sociological research entitled, “Social and health issues of elderly women in villages of RA and direct social and health services to solve those issues”. The study’s final report was published by the official webpages of both YSU and ASU.
Y. Vardanyan is the author of numerous scientific articles, which have been published in local and international journals. She has participated in many scientific conferences, seminars, roundtables and events held not only in Armenia but also in USA, Great Britain, Romania, Austria and more.
Her professional interests include social work in the justice system, local self-governance and the role of local government bodies in the sphere of social security, social policy and social administration.
Vardanyan is a Board member of the Armenian Association of Social Workers.