Satenik Margaryan

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Assistant Professor
Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice


Office: S-642B

Office Hours: Fall 2019: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Phone: +1 (212) 776-6391

Satenik Margaryan, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the City University of New York (CUNY) Borough of Manhattan Community College, Department of Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice. Prior to joining BMCC, she taught at Saint Peters University in Jersey City and Montclair State University.



Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey (2007)

M.A. in Criminal Justice, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey (2003)

M.P.A. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY (2000)

Diploma in Sociology, Yerevan State University (1998)

Courses Taught

Research and Projects

Currently working on a manuscript on  the feasibility of judicial elections to gain judicial impartiality and independence in post-Soviet countries (Armenia, in particular).


Khechumyan, Aleksandr and Satenik Margaryan
2014 The Practice of Pretrial Detention in Armenia: an Examination of the Role of the Soviet
Legacy. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research: 1-18.

Margaryan, Satenik
2010 Chapter 10: International Human Rights Movement. In S. Kethineni (Ed.), “Comparative
and International Policing, Justice, and Transnational Crime.” Durham, N.C.: Carolina
Academic Press.

Margaryan, Satenik
2008 “Penal Reform in a Society in Transition: An Institutional Analysis of Penal Reform in the
Republic of Armenia.” Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller.

Finckenauer, James O., Satenik Margaryan, and Mercer L. Sullivan
2005 “Evaluability Assessment in Juvenile Justice: A Case Example.” Youth Violence and
Juvenile Justice, 3(3): 265-275.

McCoy, Candace, and Satenik Margaryan
2005 Guilty Pleas and Plea Bargaining. In Wright, Richard A., and J. Mitchell Miller. (Eds.)
“Encyclopedia of Criminology.” New York: Routledge.

Perrone, Dina, Christopher Sullivan, Travis C. Pratt, and Satenik Margaryan
2004 “Parental Efficacy, Self-Control, and Delinquent Behavior: A Test of a General Theory of
Crime on a Nationally-Representative Sample.” International Journal of Offender
Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 48(3):298-312.

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

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