Armenian Research Center

The Armenian Research Center (ARC) houses resources on all things Armenian.

ARC Mission and Goals

ARC's primary mission is to serve students, the academic community and the public, both in the U.S. and worldwide, by facilitating research and publications on all aspects of Armenian history, society and culture.


  • adds a multicultural and international perspective to the educational process on and off campus;
  • aims to help students better understand the world and define their proper role in it;
  • provides the metro Detroit community, and particularly the Armenian-Americans, with valuable learning resources, educational materials, outreach programs, and helps to serve local cultural needs;
  • supports innovative research in Armenian Studies by providing classesscholarshipsresources and publication opportunities to students and scholars both nationally and internationally;
  • organizes Armenian Studies conferences and exhibitions to advance its mission to serve the academic community in the U.S. and worldwide.


Chahinian Lecture Flyer


Recent publications

In a series of enriching engagements, Dr. Sanjian and Dr. Sahakyan spent a fruitful summer in Armenia in 2023

ARC office hours

Our In-person office hours are:

Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

For further information and inquiries please contact Mr. Gerald Ottenbreit, Jr. at [email protected] or call the ARC at 313-593-5181.

Location, Address and Parking

The Armenian Research Center is in 136 FCN, at 19000 Hubbard Drive. Consult the UM-Dearborn illustrated campus map for the location of the FCN building on Hubbard Dr.

Free visitor parking is available on the parking lot across from entrance to the FCN. Visitor parking is marked on the campus map by VP.

Our mailing address is:

Armenian Research Center
4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128