WiP: Identity Styles and Parenting Dimensions in the Georgian Context, March 2 – Nino Skhirtladze

CRRC-Georgia, ARISC and American Councils present the 7th talk of the Spring 2016 Works-in-Progress season:

“Identity Styles and Parenting Dimensions in the Georgian Context”
Nino Skhirtladze, Researcher, D. Uznadze Institute of Psychology, Ilia State University

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 6:30pm

1 Ramaz Chkhikvadze Str. (Former 5 Chavchavadze Ave.)
Entrance III-IV, First Floor
0179 Tbilisi, Georgia

This talk will discuss strategies of personal identity formation in the Georgian context and their association with parenting dimensions. By using a quantitative model of identity styles, the research shows that Georgian young adults’ approaches to identity issues are different from those observed in Western European and US samples. The links between identity styles and parenting dimensions, studied through SEM analysis, also revealed some differences. The results will be discussed in terms of the specific Georgian context.

Nino Skhirtladze received her Master’s degree in personality psychology from Tbilisi State University. In 2015 she received a PhD in psychology at Ilia state University. The topics of her research interests are personal identity formation, micro and macro contextual influences on identity formation, and the influence of intercultural exchange on personal identity formation. In her research she uses quantitative and qualitative models and methodologies.

W-i-P is an ongoing academic discussion series based in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is co-organized by the Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC), the American Councils for International Education (ACTR/ACCELS), and the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC). All of the talks are free and open to the public.

The purpose of the W-i-P series is to provide support and productive criticism to those researching and developing academic projects pertaining the Caucasus region.

Would you like to present at one of the W-i-P sessions? Send an e-mail to natia@crrccenters.org.