Nani Macharashvili

Education: PhD in Political Science.

Position: Director of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and Research Development.

Research Interests: Deliberative Democracy; Citizen Engagement and participative democracy in local governance; Public Participation; Comparative Public Policy; Reasons of Public Program Failure; Public Participation in Public policymaking; Public Administration Reforming Process in Georgia; The Process of Reconciliation after Violent Conflict; Transitional Justice - hard choice between prosecution and restoration on past human rights abuses.

Languages: Russian, English.

City: Tbilisi

Email: nana.macharashvili[at]



2014/present - Head of the Research and Development Department at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University;

2009 /present - Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, TSU, Faculty of Social and Political  Sciences, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University;
2009/present - Head of the Master Program in Public Administration and Public Policy at Tbilisi State University.



  1. N.Macharashvili, N.Vasadze, (2013) Book review for Ricketts, A. (2012) The Activists' Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Participative Democracy, Zed BooksL London, NY, in Community Development Journal (2013) 48 (4): 648-651. Macharashvili N. (2011)Windows of Opportunity for governmental and non-governmental organization partnership in Georgia. Annual Publication.  Center of Training and Consultancy. 2010
  2. Macharashvili N. (2010) Public Sector Reforming in Georgia: Consumer oriented models VS citizen engagement. Annual Publication.  Center of Training and Consultancy. 2009.
  3. Macharashvili N. (ed.). (2009) Textbook Materials in Public Policy and Policymaking. Institute of Political Science.
  4. Macharashvili N (2008), The Prospects for The New Public Management Model in contemporary Georgia. Tbilisi:  Georgian Political Science Quarterly. Institute of Political Science.
  5. Macharashvili N (2007), National Reconciliation as the toll for Peace building and Reaching National Consensus in the Post conflict Society, Tbilisi:  Institute of Political Science.
  6. Macharashvili, (2007), Georgia Following International Experience of National Reconciliation by Rejecting the Retributive Model? The CA&CC Press® AB /Central Asia & Central Caucasus Press AB/\, THE Caucasus &Globalization, Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, Vol. 1 (4).
  7. Macharashvili N., (2007), Political Forum: 15 years of Independence. Politics and Society, Caucasus institute for Pease, Democracy and Development, Tbilisi..
  8. Macharashvili N., (2006) Policy Analysis, Textbook for Advanced Master Course in Policy Analysis, Center for Social Science. Tbilisi.
  9. Macharashvili N., (2005), “International Experience of National Reconciliation: Which Model Will Georgia Choose?”, Tselitsdeuli - Year-Book of the Institute of Political Sciences  of Academy of Georgia.
  10. Macharashvili N., (2004), „Spanish Experience of National Reconciliation Process”. Politica, Vol..5-6.
  11. Macharashvili N., (2001), „International Experience of National Reconciliation Process and Georgia”. Political Technologies, Vol.1.
  12. Macharashvili N., (2000), „Human Rights Defending in Georgia”, Book chapter, POLITOLOGIA. Course Matherial Collection. Tbilisi.
  13. Macharashvili N., (1998), Compromise as the fenomena of Political Culture, Collection of Students’ resarch papers dedicated to the cultural history and theory issues, Tbilisi.