Bidzina Lebanidze is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies. He holds a Master’s degree in international relations from the Tbilisi State University. His research interests include International and Transnational Relations, EU External Relations, Post-Soviet States, Russian Foreign Policy and the Southern Caucasus. Previously, he worked at the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation and lectured at Ilia State University.
(2013) 'Thinking Outside the Bloc: Explaining the Foreign Policies of Small States', Security Studies, 22(1): 98-131. Co-authored with G. Gvalia, D. Siroky and Z. Iashvili.