Ketevan Bolkvadze

Dr. Ketevan Bolkvadze is an Associate Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden. She specializes in judicial and police reforms, 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, the Netherlands. Her research on justice and security reforms in emerging democracies has appeared in leading academic journals, such as Comparative Political Studies, European Journal of Political Research, and Democratization, among others. Bolkvadze is a recipient of several large-scale research grants, including from the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development, the Crafoord Foundation, the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation. In addition to her academic work, Ketevan has also served as a consultant for various think-tanks.