Senior Project Officer at Council of Europe
Prof. Dr. Ushangi Bakhtadze is a distinguished academic and legal professional with a broad-ranging expertise in criminology, law, and media. He currently holds the position of Professor of Criminology at Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani University and serves as the Head of the Center for Crime and Criminal Justice.
In 2020, Dr. Bakhtadze successfully defended his dissertation, titled "Criminological Analysis of Criminalization," underscoring his dedication to advancing the field of criminology. He also possesses a Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Oxford, further attesting to his academic excellence.
Since 2009, he has been a member of the Georgian Bar Association and is a founding partner of the esteemed law firm JG Counselors. Moreover, since 2017, Dr. Bakhtadze has held the position of Senior Project Officer at the Council of Europe, expanding his influence in legal and policy matters.