George (Gaga) Nijaradze, Psychologist, got his Ph.D. in Psychology in March, 1955 "Influence of the Motivational Factors on the Problem-solving Rigidity”. Gaga Nijaradze is Full Professor at Free University (Tbilisi, Georgia). Since 1990 he was a Head Psychology of Culture Laboratory and since 1996 – Head of Research and Analysis Division at the International Center on Conflict and Negotiation (ICCN). His other scientific interests are Ethnology, Psychology of Big Groups, Evolution in Biology and History. G. Nizharadze participated in various international projects, such as Fatalism and Locus of Control in Former Communist States (Sponsor: INTAS, Coordinator: Dr. P.Allen, Univ. Of Surrey, GB, 1st stage 1994-1995, 2nd stage 1997-1998); Trust and Social Support in a Changing Europe (Sponsor: RSS-Soros Network, Coordinator: Dr. R. Goodwin, Bristol Univercity, GB); Social Representation of HIV/AIDS in Central and Eastern Europe (Sponsor: RSS-Soros Network, Coordinator: Dr. R. Goodwin, Bristol Univercity, GB); Integration in Transcaucasus: Current Situation, Problems, Perspectives (Sponsor: J. & K. MacArthur Foundation, Coordinator: Dr. L. Harutunyan, Yerevan University).
George (Gaga) Nijaradze