Roman Garagulagian is an economist specializing in analytics and complex economic damages. He is experienced in applying economic theory, complex data, and quantitative methods to questions related to litigation. His doctoral dissertation applies advanced machine learning to economics.

Dr. Garagulagian has testified as an expert witness in both deposition and trial in both Federal and State matters. He has assisted several law firms with economic damages for class action settlement funds, mediations, and arbitrations. His experience includes matters in business litigation, employment litigation, and personal injury litigation.

Dr. Garagulagian teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in finance including corporate finance, business forecasting, financial modeling, investments, and financial derivatives. He has taught several courses since 2014 at Cal Poly Pomona’s Department of Finance Real Estate and Law.

Roman takes pride in serving the community. As a faculty advisor for the Armenian Students’ Association at Cal Poly Pomona, he serves his student community and as a journal reviewer for the Journal of Forensic Economics, he serves his academic community.

Dr. Garagulagian is a member of

  • Board member: The National Association of Forensic Economics
  • The American Economic Association
  • Board member: The American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts
  • Senior Fellow of the GW Competition and Innovation Lab at The George Washington University.


  • Ph.D. Economics, Claremont Graduate University
  • M.S. Economics, Cal Polytechnic Pomona
  • B.S. Economics, Cal Polytechnic Pomona