Boris Abadzhyan is an American Politician, Political Scientist, Foreign Policy Specialist and Human Rights Activist. His expertise includes: U.S. Foreign Policy, South Caucasus Region, Eastern Europe and Western Europe, North America and South America, Central Asia, North Africa and Middle East. Mr. Abadzhyan was born in Yerevan City, the Republic of Armenia on March 20, 1987 and emigrated to Saint Louis, Missouri on November 1,1994.

Current Political Position Held:

  • Secretary of Ferguson Township Open Democratic Club in the City of Ferguson, Missouri from February 25, 2021 to present.


  • Master of Arts in International Relations from Webster University in 2013.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Emphasis in Public Law from Webster University in 2012.

  • Associate of Applied Science in Travel and Tourism from St. Louis Community College Forest Park in 2010.

Fluency in Languages:

  • English

  • Armenian

  • Russian



  • Webster University: May 2012:
    Certificate of Senior Overview from the Department of History, Political Science and International Relations.

Academic Publications:

Webster University: May 2012: Righting Wrongs: A Journal of Human Rights:

  • A book review of "A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility."

Boris Abadzhyan grew up, went to school, and worked within the lines of the 71st district for the past 18 years. Since early childhood Boris highly valued education, cared about his community, and always tried to understand people's needs and wants. Boris is running in the 2022 elections for the Seat of Missouri House of Representatives, District 71, because he strongly believes in the bright future and unity of his multicultural community.

  • The 71st district contains parts of five different municipalities: Olivette, Creve Coeur, Overland, Maryland Heights, Chesterfield, and a large central swath of unincorporated county.

  • Students living within the 71st district attend a number of private and parochial schools, or one of four fine public school districts: Ladue, Ritenour, Pattonville, Parkway.

  • Fire protection for the 71st district is the responsibility of six different fire districts: Community, West Overland, Olivette, Creve Coeur, Maryland Heights, Monarch.

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