Sargis Karavardanyan

PhD Student, University of California, Irvine
Adam Smith Fellow

Sargis Karavardanyan is a PhD student in political science at the University of California, Irvine. His research interests include political economy and research methodology. In particular, he is interested in the mechanisms that cause democratization and regime change in weak states of the global south. Sargis earned an MA in political science from California State University, Northridge and a BA in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a Mercatus Center Adam Smith fellow during the 2019-2020 academic year.