Nareg Seferian defended his dissertation at the School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech in February, 2023. His doctoral research focused on the province of Siunik in southern Armenia, using it as a case in investigating changes in geographical imaginations and the geopolitical culture of the country following the Second Karabakh War of 2020. From 2013 to 2016, he served on the faculty at the American University of Armenia. Nareg Seferian has conducted research, run courses, and delivered talks in Armenia, Turkey, Austria, and the United States. He holds a master's in international affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and a bachelor's in classical liberal arts from St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.