Ketevan Murusidze is a Non-Resident Scholar for the Black Sea Program at MEI. Ms. Murusidze also works as a Research Assistant at the University of Bradford, UK, developing an online certificate programme at the Division of Peace Studies and International Development. Before that, she served as a Monitoring and Evaluation/Program Assistant at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in Georgia. 

Ms. Murusidze has extensive practical and academic experience in the peace and conflict field. Since 2012, as a volunteer at Generations For Peace, she has led various peacebuilding programs with different ethnic and religious groups as well as IDPs in Georgia. She also taught an MA module on Peace Policy Analysis at Tbilisi State University and has carried out peacebuilding and conflict transformation projects in Germany, Zimbabwe, and the UK. 

Master’s Degree in Peace, Conflict and Development, University of Bradford. Chevening Scholarship, the UK government’s global award program, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations.
Master’s Degree in Political Sciences, Tbilisi State University 
Bachelor’s Degree in Political Sciences, Tbilisi State University 

Regions of Expertise 
South Caucasus, Middle East 

Issues of Expertise
Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation, Monitoring & Evaluation, and Democracy 

Georgian, English, Russian 

Contact Information

Please contact MEI’s communications officer, Elliott Sanders, at or 202-785-1141 ext. 2503 for assistance contacting this expert.