Rusudan Zabakhidze is coordinating the International Conference of Europeanists at CES. Rusudan is also a non-resident fellow at the Middle East Institute’s Frontier Europe Initiative, where she researches the US and NATO military cooperation with Georgia and Ukraine. Previously, Rusudan has briefly worked at Open Society Foundation’s Eurasia Program in London, UK. Rusudan has completed visiting research fellowships at Embassy of Georgia to Ireland and GLOBSEC, a Bratislava based think tank.
Rusudan has obtained MSc in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies from the University of Glasgow, Dublin City University, and Charles University in Prague with a specialization in the strategic studies. She also holds a BA in International Relations from Tbilisi State University. Rusudan has also been an Erasmus + exchange student at the Department of European Studies at Comenius University in Bratislava.