Hovannes Abramyan, Ph.D., is Director of the Center for the Study of Ideological Diversity at Reason Foundation, where he investigates the foundations of public opinion in American society through survey and experimental study.

Prior to joining Reason, Hovannes was a data scientist at a political consulting company in Washington, D.C., and a policy fellow at the Pacific Research Institute in San Francisco. Hovannes is author of several studies, and has had commentary published in many outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Investor's Business Daily.

Hovannes received his Ph.D. in political science in 2016  from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his B.A. in political science in 2005 from the University of California, Berkeley.

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