Liana Aghajanian is a freelance journalist based between Southern California and the United Kingdom with an interest in issues, people and places on the fringes of society. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, BBC, Al Jazeera America and Los Angeles magazine, among other publications. She authors “Intersections,” a column for L.A Times Community News that centers arounds immigration, displacement and identity and edits Ianyan Magazine, an independent online publication about Armenia and occasionally the Greater Middle East. She has reported from Kenya, UK, the South Caucasus as well as across the West Coast in the U.S. and received support from the Metlife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellowship and the California Health Journalism Fellowship. In 2013, she reported on Iranian Christian refugees in Germany with International Reporting Project Fellowship in Global Religion.