Research Interests

Russian Studies:

Political History

Russia’s foreign policy in post-Soviet space, Russian-EU, Russian-US, Sino-Russian relations

Domestic Policy

Nationalism

Georgian Studies:

Political History

Georgia’s foreign policy in post-Soviet space, Georgian-Russian, Georgian-EU, Georgian-US relations

Nationalism

Post-soviet space:

Democratization

Regime change and social movements/contentious politics

Securitization

Center for Systemic Political Research (CSPR)