Prof. Dr. Natela Doghonadze

Natela Doghonadze is a Professor, Doctor in Education Sciences at IBSU. She defended her PhD thesis on methods of teaching vocabulary in middle school in 1983, and completed her postdoctoral dissertation on EFL course-book design for adult learners in 1998. She worked for the Georgian Technical University from 1983 to 2006. She has been working at IBSU since 1997, as invited lecturer between 1996 and 2006 and as academic staff since 2006. She was PhD (Education Sciences, during 2011-2021) and MA (Education Management, during 2013-2019) Program Coordinator at the International Black Sea University. She was IBSU Vice-Rector during 2006-2016. She has authored more than 200 publications, including 14 books. Seven of her publications have been Web of Science indexed, and two Scopus indexed. She has supervised 42 defended doctoral dissertations. According to AD scientific index (September 22, 2023), she is #177 in Georgia (out of 755 indexed scientists), and #2 in Georgia in the sphere of education (out of 11).