Community Affiliate

Houry is an international affiliate from Armenia. She pursued her B.A. in English and Communications at the American University of Armenia. Her first encounter with oral history was through a course she took at AUA, after which she got involved in the art and craft of oral history. Houry focused on using oral history as a methodology in her graduation project “The Olive Branch”. Currently she works at the faculty of humanities and social sciences at the American University of Armenia as a teaching assistant for an oral history course and gender & social change course. Besides that, Houry is an aspiring photographer and filmmaker, trying to incorporate oral history and digital storytelling to her research interests. She is interested in researching memory and place related stories, especially stories that include culinary traditions.