Georgi Derluguian, Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, NYUAD

Georgi Derluguian

Professor of Social Research and Public Policy

Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi


B.A. Moscow State University; Ph.D. State University of New York (Binghamton)

Georgi Derluguian has been conducting field research since the 1980’s on various guerrilla movements, revolutions and civil wars in Africa, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. He also studied the social origins of nationalist intellectuals and the politics of market reforms. Derluguian received numerous prestigious awards including Carnegie Scholar of Vision and Norbert Elias Prize. In 2006 the Times Literary Supplement listed among the Books of the Year his monograph Bourdieu’s Secret Admirer in the Caucasus: A Biography in World-Systems Perspective.