Professor, North-West University of Chicago
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 his monograph "Bourdieu’s Secret Admirer in the Caucasus: A Biography in World-Systems Perspective" among the Books of the Year.