Maia Otarashvili is a research fellow and deputy director of the Eurasia Program at Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI).

Otarashvili is co-editor of FPRI's 2017 volume Does Democracy Matter? The United States and Global Democracy Support and is the lead editor of FPRI's forthcoming E-Guide on Democratization. She is a regular contributor for The Majalla Magazine.

She holds an MA in globalization, development, and transition from the University of Westminster in London and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at the Department of War Studies, King's College, London.

Last Updated: December 5, 2018