Gayaneh V. Hagopian teaches courses of Armenian Language and Culture at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Hagopian is a member of the Linguistic Society of America. From 1992-94 she served as a member of the David Anhaght Scientific Council, University of Humanities, Yerevan, Armenia. In 1975 Gayaneh Hagopian received her High School Red Diploma with Gold Medal and Honors from the Lord Byron School, Leninakan (Giumri), Armenia. From 1977-80 she was awarded the Shirvanzade Scholarship for Academic Excellence, from the Yerevan State University. She received her MA in Philology with Excellence from the YSU in 1980. In 1984 she worked as an instructor of the History of Armenian Language at the YSU.
Dr. Hagopian received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the Linguistics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of Armenia. From 1986-88 Dr. Hagopian worked as a visiting Professor at the Open University of Armenia.
From 1989-1993 she was an instructor of Western Armenian Language and Literature at the Khrimean Hayrik Armenological College, Yerevan, Armenia. From 1993-94 Dr. Hagopian was a Senior Professor at the David Anhaght University of Humanities.
From 1996-97 Gayaneh V. Hagopian worked as a Senior Scientific Researcher, Linguistics Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (NAS RA), Yerevan, Armenia. From 1998-99 she taught the Ancient History of Armenia and the Armenian Language as a visiting Professor at UC Berkeley, Department of Near Eastern Studies. In 2001 Dr. Hagopian became part-time Professor, at the UCLA, Department of Near Eastern Studies where she currently offers courses in intermediate Western Armenian. Dr. Hagopian has written and translated numerous articles for the study of the Armenian Language.