NikolozEsitashvili earned his PhD degree in International Relations in 2016 at Florida International University (FIU), Miami, USA. Nikoloz earned his Master’s degree in International Relations at FIU in 2012. He holds a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and European Studies from American University in Bulgaria. Nikoloz is a recipient of various fellowships such as Morris and Anita Broad Fellowship. His fields of research are Political Economy, Security and Political Psychology. He follows dispositionist-situationist framework of analysis integrating various fields of scientific inquiry into a holistic account of social-political phenomena. He regularly publishes in international journals, and takes part in international conferences. He has worked as a Visiting Professor in International Relations at FIU, Miami in 2016-2018. Since June 2019 he has been working as a Chief Specialist of the Scientific-Research Center at David Aghmashenebeli National Defense Academy in Georgia.