Education: PHD degree in physics and mathematics
Position:The head of the European and Euro-Atlantic Cooperation Program at the Caucasian Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development (CIPDD).
Research Interests: Georgia’s democratic transition, foreign and security policy.
Biography: Tamara has worked as a consultant /evaluator within the framework of international programmes. Ms. Pataraia has been lecturer and research fellow at the Tbilisi State University. Tamara Pataraia is a member of the following professional bodies: Editorial Board Member of the Quarterly Journal CONNECTIONS, Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes (since 2012). She is one of the founders of Georgian Political Scientists’ Association (2012), and Civil Council on Defense and Security (2005).