Aram Khaghaghordyan is a PhD researcher at the Hertie School. Aram is a lawyer and policy analyst with a particular interest in anti-corruption, compliance, and public procurement, specifically within Eastern European and post-Soviet Union countries. Previously he coordinated ERCAS at the Hertie School and was project lead on several research projects (Horizon 2020 DIGIWHIST, EU FP7 ANTICORRP and MEDIADEM). He designed and constructed the EuroPAM, a large-scale legislation analysis effort that produces assessments of in-law efforts in the fields of conflict of interest, public procurement, financial disclosure, party financing and freedom of information that covers 35 jurisdictions. Aram participated as an expert at international events organised by OECD, UNODC, UNDP, CoE, ReSPA and International IDEA. His current research looks at state compliance with international anti-corruption norms with a focus on the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO).
Main supervisor: Prof. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, PhD