Nana Berekashvili

Education: Doctoral program at Ilia State University in Psychology, MS at Tbilisi State University.

Position: Founder of the Society for Positive Changes; Associated Professor at Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA); Invited professor at Ilia State University

Research Interests:  Socialization of Gender, Gender in Education, Issues of Gender equality, participation and development, Feminist theory, minorities and diversity issues, conflict resolution and peace building.

Languages: Georgian, Russian, English, Swedish.

City: Tbilisi

Email:  nberekashvili(at)



2013 - Valuing time: Time use survey, the Capability Approach, and Gender Analysis, Walker; Berekashvili; Lomidze, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 2013, pp 47-59;

2012 - The Role of Gender-Biased Perceptions in Teacher-Student Interaction. Psychology of Language and Communication 2012, Vol. 16, No. 1;

2011- Gender Bias in Georgian Teachers’ Behavior and Attitudes, in the proceedings of European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Medimond – International Proceedings;

2010 - On Some Characteristics of Gender Identity in Georgian Pre-Adolescents, in the Proceedings of the XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology , Medimond – International Proceedings;

2010 - Understanding  Feminism, Journal “Solodaroba”, Co-Author;

2008- The Study of Gender Identity aspects in middle childhood, “Matsne” of Psychology, #1, 2008;

2007 - Gender Reader, Center for social Sciences, 2007. Scientific editor;

2006 - The factors of Gender Socialization – Primary School Text-Books. Psychology “Matsne”;

2006 - The Attitude Towards Gender Equity in the System of Higher Education in Georgia, in the Anthology of Gender Education, Moscow;

2005 - Building Tolerant Environment - The manual, ICCN, 2005, Co-Author;

2003 - Anthology of Gender Theories – Editor/Author. Tbilisi;

2001 - Gender Violence, A Handbook for Girls - International Centre for Education and Information of Georgian and German Women, Tbilisi;

1999 - Study of Gender Stereotypes and Hidden Discrimination in Georgia – Tbilisi;

1998 - Women’s NGO-s in Georgia – Analytical article for the directory “Women’s NGO-s in Georgia”;

1998 - Psycho-Social  Characteristics of ”Masculine and Feminine” Societies – Proceedings of “Intellect”, Georgian foundation for Science Revival;

1989 - Study of sex-role stereotypes and their influence on  the self-evaluation - Proceedings of the II International School of Young Psychologists “Personality Development and the Modern Society”, Elenite, Bulgaria;

1987 - Social & Cultural Stereotypes and Self-concept of men and women –Proceedings of  the Session of Young scholars and Postgraduate students, 1987, Tbilisi.