Hagop A. Yacoubian holds a Ph.D. in Secondary Education from the University of Alberta, Canada. He is the Chair of the Faculty of Social & Behavioral Sciences at Haigazian University. Dr. Yacoubian’s research focuses on preparing citizens who can engage in democratic decision-making processes. One area of his research involves exploring desirable ways of preparing scientifically literate future citizens. Another area involves understanding factors that contribute to (or hinder) the development of critical mindset among future citizens. He is the author of the book “Critical Thinking at the Armenian schools in Lebanon”, published by Haigazian University Press in 2016, written based on a study that involved understanding in-service teachers’ and principals’ pedagogical content knowledge of critical thinking.

Contact details: Hagop.Yacoubian@haigazian.edu.lb