Education: PhD in Psychology
Position: Asisstant Priffessor of faculty of Social and Political Science of Iv Javakhishvili State Univeristy
Research interests: family psychology and family relationships, gender-related problems, migration, IDP, deported Muslim Meskhetians, education, etc.
Languages: English, Russian.
E-mail: ekaterinepirtskhalava[at]yahoo.com, ekaterine.pirtskhalava[at]tsu.ge
Biography: Since 2003 she works for NGO Institute for Policy Studies as a researcher. In 2005-2006 years she was an alumna of Heinrich Boell Foundation.
- Prospects for peace in Georgia and perceptions of the EU’s role. Analytical report, 2012 (This analytical report written by Marina Elbakidze and Ekaterina Pirtskhalava is based on the results a sociological survey conducted by the UK organization Conciliation Resources in the framework of a peace program in Georgia ). http://www.c-r.org/sites/c-r.org/files/PPP_2012analysis2_EN.pdf;
- Meskhetian Turks in the USA and Georgia: Integration or Separation. http://www.nceeer.org/carnegie-research-fellowship.html;
- Empauerign Educatioan”(with co-authors, G. magradZe; R. tsitskishvili; E. Pirtskhalava; S. doliZein Georgian language). Handbook for Trainers. Parnas. Tbilisi, 2004;
- ”Self Description Methods in Psychology” (with co-authors N. Sumbadze; A. Kitiashvili; E. Pirtskhalaba; M. Maisuradze in Georgian language). ANPAC. Tbilisi, 2012 ;
- Teachers book “Teaching by Documentary Films” for public school of Georgia. Tbilisi 2013 “ People in Need” http://caucadoc.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/swavleba-dokumenturi-filmebis-meshveobit.pdf;
- Courtland Robinson, George Rebok, Judy Bass, Paul Perrin, Namrita Singh, Nino Paichadze, Holly Schuh, Tamar Abashide, Irina Zhavania, Tamar Makharadze, Maia Maisuradze, Ekaterine Pirtskhalava, "Aging in Displacement: Assessing Health Status of Displaced Older Adults in the Republic of Georgia",US Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, published April 21, 2012;
- Adiba Asadova, Alina Cibea, Borut Erzen and Madalina Rogoz. Local researchers: Ekaterine Pirtskhalava and Maia Maisuradze “Supporting Integrated Border Management Systems in the South Caucasus” SCIBM Survey Analysis in Georgia, 2012;
- Pirtskalava, E. (2006). Transformation of gender roles in the period of transition and its impact on family power structure. H.Boll Foundation Collection of Studies, No2:Territory, History, People. (In Russian);
- Javakhishvili.M., Pirtskhalava .E , & Khokhrashvili, Kh (2005). Women's personal histories and historical memory. Periodical scientific journal INTELLECT #3(23) Tbilisi (In Georgian);
- Pirtskalava, E.(2005). The influence of trust on interaction and support within family. Periodical scientific journal INTELLECT #2(22) Tbilisi. (In Georgian);
- Pirtskalava, E.(2005). The influence of trust on happiness. Periodical scientific journal INTELLECT #2(22) Tbilisi. (In Georgian);
- Pirtskalava, E. (2004). Importance of trust in family relationships. Works XIX. D.Uznadze Institute of Psychology of Academy of Sciences of Georgia. Tbilisi. (In Georgian);
- Sumbadze, N., Pirtskalava, E., & Hentschell, U. (2002). Congruence between the perception of family members and factors determining it. Matsne 6. pp. 198-206. Tbilisi. (In Georgian);
- Pirtskalava, E. (1998). Testing of German test “Family as Animals” in Georgian culture. Works of young scientists. Tbilisi: Tbilisi University Publishing House. (In Georgian).