ProfessorIv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
Founder and head of the Chair of Translatology with MA and PhD programmes at Tbilisi State University. In 1988 founded the Byron Society of Georgia and since then is its President. She is the Principal of the Byron School of Tbilisi founded by her in 1996. She is the author of over hundred scholarly articles, twenty books and monographs, including Linguistics of Poetic Translation, Tbilisi, 2005; Encounter with Lord Byron, Tbilisi, 2014.
Lectures widely on Linguistics and Literature, translates Lord Byron into Georgian and Galaktion Tabidze
(1891-1959) into English, that has been twice published in the UK.