Emilia Alaverdov, Ph.D. in Political Science, head of International Relations Bachelor’s program, associate professor, Faculty of Law and International Relations. She received her bachelor's degree in Languages and Literature, has been awarded a qualification of Philologist of English Language and Literature and Spanish Language and Literature, Ilia Chavchavadze State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. Has a master's degree in International Relations and Politics from the Diplomatic Academy of Georgia. Member of Editorial Board of 10 International Journals, the editor of 4 books, author of about 20 scientific papers and co-author of 6 books, participant of 8 Erasmus + Projects and more than 50 international scientific conferences (majority abroad), and organizer of various international scientific events. Her research interests are religion, migration, religious tourism, and European and Russian studies. She is fluent in the following languages: English, Russian, Georgian, Azerbaijani, Armenian, and Greek.