Behavioral and Social Sciences Building 242
Spring 2013 Office Hours: TR 12:00-2:00; W 2:00-4:00 & by appt.
Maral's areas of interest and specialization include race and ethnic relations, genocide studies, and identity politics. She pays particular attention to issues of colonization, immigration, and recognition of genocide and genocide denial. Her scholarship focuses heavily on exposing the perspectives and voices of marginalized groups in society.
In addition to teaching at HSU, and formerly at College of the Redwoods, Maral guest lectures on the Armenian Genocide and has presented her research on Armenian Genocide denial at the Pacific Sociological Association conference.
Maral encourages students to develop critical awareness, to engage in community action, and works tirelessly with them to develop the necessary tools to do so. Maral teaches foundational introductory courses in Ethnic Studies, Women’s Studies, and upper division courses on race and ethnic relations.