Elina Asriyan
2004-2008: Public Administration Academy, Yerevan, Armenia PhD student
2002-2004: Yerevan State University, Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology, Master’s degree Psychology
1998-2002: Yerevan State University, Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology, Department of Psychology, bachelor’s degree
Since 2018: Doctoral Studies at YSU

Scientific degree
PhD in Psychology
PhD thesis - “Myth as a socio-psychological factor of a political leader image formation”

Professional experience
Since 2019: Vice-Rector for Humanities and Social Sciences
2018-2019: Head of the Chair of Creative Industries, RAU
Since 2012: YSU, Chair of General Psychology, Associate Professor
2009-2012: YSU, Chair of General Psychology, Assistant
2009-up to present: RAU, Institute of Media and Advertising , Associate Professor
2009: YSU, Chair of General Psychology, Lecturer
Since 2008: YSU, Researcher, Laboratory of Experimental Psychology
2007-2009: YSU, Chair of Theory and History of Psychology, Lecturer
2005-2007: PAA RA, Chair of Psychology, Lecturer, Laboratory Assistant
2004-2005: PAA RA, Adviser to Rector
2002-2004: Yerevan Public Psychological Centre, Psychologist

Main field: Social Psychology, Image Psychology, PR Psychology

Lectures delivered
General Psychology, Psychology of Image, Advertising and PR Psychology, Psychology of Communication, Psychology of Emotional System

Additional professional certificates
2017 July 3-15: Study Course “The current research problems of methodology of the social science and humanities, Poland.
2016 July 3-16: Study Course “New directions of the social sciences and humanities” Slovakia.
2015 July 5-19: Study Course “Humanities and social sciences: current problem and research“ Italy.
2015: PR, planning and implementation of strategy of Organization
2014 June 29 - July 14: Summer school “Humanities and social sciences: current problem and research“, Poland.
2012: Ericksonian hypnosis and psychotherapy, instructor B. Erickson
2011-2015: Training Courses of YSU’ lecturers
2010: Bereavement Research and Practice, IUPsyS, DAAD, Germany
2009: Bereavement Research and Practice, IUPsyS,DAAD, Germany
2009: “Brand and Branding”, master-class provided by Mr. Al. Ganzha, Head of Association of Advertising in Russian Federation
2004: Fundamentals of the method of psychodrama, provided by “Maevtike” NGO
2003 November - 2004 February: Training on increasing sensitivity to psychomotor responses (Certificate)
2003: Fundamentals of psychological counselling, Training course organized by Arm. Republic Psychological Center, 72 hours (certificate)
2003: Training course on personal growth, provided by “Maevtike” NGO
2002 December - 2003 February: Fairy tale therapy, provided by “Maevtike” NGO
2002: Basic techniques of hypnosis, 32 hours (certificate)
2000: “How to help children to cope with stress situations”, Training course organized by Arm. Republic Psychological Center, 40 hours (certificate)

2013 - 2015: The peculiarities of forming person’s spatial orientation in modern information environment
2011 - 2013: The person’s spatial-temporal perception manifestation specifics and its regulation at individual and socio-psychological levels
2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 for participation in scientific conferences by “G.Gyulbenkyan” foundation, YSU, Science Committee, DAAD

Awards received
2003: YSU, silver medal
2017: RAU, best lecturer

Knowledge of languages
Armenian, Russian, English

“Ego” Young Psychologists NGO

Elina Asriyan