Ivanna Machitidze is the BA International Relations and MA International Relations and Politics Program Coordinator at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Ivanna received her MA degree in International Relations and European Studies from the Central European University (Budapest, Hungary). Dr. Machitidze holds PhD degree in Political Science from the Donetsk National University (Ukraine). Ivanna’s research interests are focused on democratization in former Soviet countries with the focus on the East European politics. Among the courses Ivanna teaches at the Faculty of Social Sciences are “International Politics”, “Introduction to Political Science”, “Politics of the Central and Eastern Europe” and “Philosophy in Social Sciences”.