Dr. Ketevan Bolkvadze is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden. She specializes in judicial and police reforms, democratization, bureaucratic politics, and corruption research. Bolkvadze holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Gothenburg, and an MA in European Studies from Maastricht University. Her research has appeared in peer-reviewed international journals such as Comparative Political Studies, European Journal of Political Research, and Democratization, among others. She has previously worked with Transparency International and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs in Tbilisi.