Gerald Ottenbreit, Jr.
Biography and Education
Gerald Ottenbreit Jr has worked at the Armenian Research Center since January of 1990. Alongside being the reference librarian and one of the cataloging librarians, he is also responsible for the administrative work of the ARC. He has also served as the Editorial Assistant to Dr. Dennis R. Papazian for volumes 6-11 of the Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies (JSAS), and Editorial Associate for volumes 13 to 19:1. His service to the Center was recognized at the reception organized to mark the 30th anniversary of the ARC on April 2, 2016.
Ottenbreit has a side business in publishing and selling books (Bookshelf Publishers). He has also run the Books & Media Booth at the Spring Fling Festival every May in Wyandotte since 2008, which as of 2021 is being transitioned into a September sale for the Pallottine African Missions. He is active in the Wyandotte Knights of Columbus and has been its Chancellor since 2018.
A State of the Society Address: Selected Writings, Musings, and Poetry of a Curmudgeon (including Armenia and Kuwait), Southgate, MI: Bookshelf Publishers, 1992.
Armenian Studies Chairs, Programs, and Related Graduate Studies, 1969-2003. Dearborn, MI: Armenian Research Center, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2003 (Co-authored with Dennis R. Papazian)
Index to the Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies for the Years 1984-1991, Volume 1-5. Dearborn, MI: Armenian Research Center, 1994. Reprinted in Volume 11 of the Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies (2000), pp. 183-204.
“Index to the Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies (JSAS), Volumes 6-10,” Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies 11 (2000), pp. 185-242.
Review of Susan P. Mattern, Rome and the Enemy: Imperial Strategy in the Principate (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1999 in Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies 11 (2000), pp. 168-169.