Dr David Matsaberidze

Dr. David Matsaberidze – PhD,Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Faculty of Social Political Sciences, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. PhD, Political Science, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (2015); MA, Nationalism and Ethnicity Studies, Central European University (2008). In 2015-2017 completed professional development programs on regional and international security at the George C. Marshall European Centre for Security Studies (Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany). Since 2013 is a recurrent visiting expert with the Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defence Academies and Security Studies Institutes at the Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports (Germany-Austria). In 2008-2014 he was recipient of the fellowship of the Academic Fellowship Programme, International Higher Education Support Programme, Open Society Foundations. He is author of 15 academic articles, 8 policy papers in international journals and 2 books and 5 book chapters in English language on democratic transition, conflicts, nationalism and security in the post-Soviet Caucasus, with a particular focus on Georgia with various academic and policy institutions in Germany, Austria, Romania, Serbia, Hungary, Ukraine and Great Britain.