Levan Kakhishvili is a Researcher at Georgian Institute of Politics, and Center for Political Research at the International Black Sea University. As an Invited Lecturer, he also teaches at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and International Black Sea University. Previously, he has cooperated with the German Institute of International and Security Affairs (SWP), Caucasian House, East-West Management Institute and European Centre for Minority Issues. He has published various articles, policy papers and book chapters related to the issues of Georgia’s foreign policy, democratization, political parties, national identity, ethnic minorities and nationalism. Levan Kakhishvili holds two Master’s degrees from the University of Oxford, St Antony’s College, and from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.