Head of the Varlam Cherkezishvili Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies
Main research areas
Philosophy of higher education, interdisciplinary postcolonial studies, social & political philosophy, history of ideas, philosophical geography.
I would welcome contact from prospective PhD students about the following research topics:
- Philosophy of higher education (the idea of the university, responsibilities of the universities, academic freedom, philosophical analysis of the issues within higher education with emphasis on social and political philosophy, experimental pedagogy,
university and public good, feminism)
- Philosophy of education (critical theory, existentialism, education and democracy, curriculum, feminism)
- Educational policy and governance (higher education reforms, students’ participation in university governance, globalisation and education policy), preferably with qualitative methodology