Dr Arshak Balayan (AUA) is Adjunct Lecturer at the AUAF who specialises in ethics and epistemology. He received his doctorate from Yerevan State University in 2009. Before joining AUA, he taught at Yerevan State University. He also was a visiting scholar at Harvard University for three consecutive spring semesters. Dr Balayan is author to a manual of philosophy for university students in Armenia. He is also author to on-line lectures series on introduction to ethics.