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The Gari School of Government and International Politics
Faculty and Staff

The Gari School of Government and International Politics boasts of a distinguished faculty. It is presided by Chieke E. Ihejirika, Ph.D. The faculty members served in executive and/or advisory capacities at government units, foundations, international organizations, international think tanks, private companies and public corporations, as well as professors of political science, political theory, public policy, law, economics, and public administration at distinguished schools, such as Columbia University, Drexel University, Lehman College, the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and others and others. Our distinguished faculty members have provided political, administrative, academic, economic, and financing guidance to major U.S. and global organizations, universities, government units, corporations, think tanks and municipalities, such as the U.S. Department of the Navy, the Laissez-Faire Fraternity, the Economic Society of America, Collegian International, Tbilisi State University, International Personnel Academy of Ukraine, the Insurance Institute of America, Georgia-Ukraine Institute of Social Relations, Coca-Cola Company, Shell Oil Company and Motorola.

Chieke E. Ihejirika, Ph.D.
Disciplines: Political Science and Political Theory
Ph.D. in Political Science, Temple University
M.A. in Political Science, University of Waterloo
M.A., B.A. in Political Science, Catholic University of Leuven
B.Ed. Alvan Ikoku College of Education

Lawrence Okere, Ph.D.
Disciplines: Public Policy and Public Administration
Ph.D. in Public Administration and Management, University of North Texas
M.P.A. University of Arkansas, Little Rock
B.A. in Political Science, University of Arkansas, Little Rock

Alan Gart, Ph.D.
Disciplines: International Economics and International Finance
Ph.D. in Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
M.A. in Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania
B.A. in Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania

Gari T. Chapidze, Ph.D
Disciplines: Georgian Literature, Georgian Language, Georgian History,Russian Language, Russian Literature, Russian History, and Journalism
Doctor Academician in Georgian Studies, Intern. Personnel Academy of Ukraine
Doctor Academician in Political Science, Fazisi Academy
Doctor Academician in Political Science, Georgian National Academy of Sciences
M.S. in Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University
B.S. in Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Valerian Ramishvili, Ph.D.
Disciplines: Georgian Literature, Georgian Language, Theology, Russian Language, Russian Literature, History, and Philosophy
Doctor Academician in Philosophy, Georgian Academy of Philosophical Sciences
Ph.D. in Philosophy, Highest Attestation Commission of the U.S.S.R.
M.S. in Philosophy, Tbilisi State University
B.S. in Philosophy, Tbilisi State University

Z. Kliment Lazarashvili, MBA, J.D., Ph.D.
Disciplines: Political Philosophy, History and Political Economy
Ph.D. in Economics, Georgian International Academy
Doctor Academician in Political Science, Georgian International Academy
J.D. in Business Law, Rvali University of Georgia
MBA in Management, Strayer University
B.S. in Economics, Tbilisi State Institute of Economic Relations

Eric M. Roberts, M.A.
Disciplines: Sociology, Urban Planning and Public Policy
M.A. in Sociology, Brown University
B.S. in Humanities & Technology, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University
Graduate Educational & Economic Policy Evaluation Program, Rand Institute of Policy Studies
Graduate Urban Planning Program, University of California

George P. Stasen , Ph.D.
Disciplines: International Economics and Public Economics
Ph.D. in Economics, Georgian International Academy
MBA, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University
B.S. in Economics, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University

Michael J. Sexton, Esq.
Disciplines: Business Law and International Law
JD St. Louis University College of Law
B.A. Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa

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