Dr. Garagozov holds degrees in Psychology from Moscow Lomonossov State University (M.S., 1981, Ph.D., 1988). For many years he worked in several scientific centers and universities in Moscow and Baku as a researcher, consultant, and lecturer. In 2002-2003, and 2011-2012, he was a Fulbright visiting Professor at Washington University in St. Louis (the U.S.). Currently, Garagozov is a senior research fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies (SAM, Baku, Azerbaijan). Garagozov’s research interests are focused on such topics as: collective memory, national identity and nationalism, interethnic conflict and conflict resolution.