Recent Scholars

Dr. Tatevik Davtyan

Dr. Tatevik Davtyan is the CMC’s most recent visiting research scholar. Dr. Davtyan conducted a comparison study of international best practices in research security and Armenia’s research ecosystem. Dr. Davtyan has since received positive feedback from senior leaders in Armenia’s academic and government circles. Her report has also been widely circulated within the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and the DOE Office of Science. Dr. Davtyan’s study, “Global Experiences on Research Security to Inform Armenia’s Reform,” is accessible here.

Dr. Davtyan is an Associate Professor of Law at Yerevan State University (YSU), a licensed attorney in New York and Armenia, and Vice President of Legal & Compliance at the One Planet Group. She specializes in IT law, emerging technologies, and intellectual property law, and has collaborated as a consultant with organizations like the U.S. DOS, U.S. Agency for International Development, CRDF Global, the Raul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, and the World Bank. Under her leadership, the Armenian Ministry of Justice has implemented programs covering the topics of prison monitoring, justice monitoring, court case digitization/electronic court filing, and anti‑corruption. Dr. Davtyan has a Ph.D. in Law from YSU and an M.A. from Georgetown University Law Center.