Elene Japaridze

Elene cooperates with CSS since 2010; she is a PhD student at the international PhD program in Gender Studies. Her doctoral thesis considers studying Drug Addiction Issues from the Perspective of Gender. Elene got her MA in Social and Political Science at the Ilia State University and holds BA in Social Psychology from Tbilisi State University. During her BA Elene studied at the University of Saarbrucken, within the framework of a student exchange program, where she had training courses in qualitative research planning. After returning to Tbilisi Elene started to work at Market Research & Consulting Company ACT. During her MA degree studies she planned and conducted different social research projects under the supervision of the Ilia State University research team. In 2010-2011 she joined CRRC's Junior Research Fellow program, and planed and conducted different research projects.