Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili

Contact Info

  • Dean
  • Tamar
  • Shioshvili

Specific and Technical Skills

Languages
  • Georgian - Native Language, English - Fluent, Russian - Fluent, French - reading, writing, speaking
Technical Skills
  • Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Education
  • Ph.D. degree in Philological Sciences , Moscow M. Torrez State Institute for Foreign Languages, Faculty of Humanities, 1976-1979 , Moscow
  • M.A., I. Chavchavadze State University for Foreign Languages, Roman-Germanic Philology, 1969-1974, Tbilisi
  • B.A., I. Chavchavadze Tbilisi State University , Foreign Languages and Culture, 1969-1974 , Tbilisi
Academic and Administrative Experience
  • Affiliated Professor, Doctor, International Black Sea University, Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2017-present
  • Initiator and Coordinator of the American Studies B.A. Program, International Black Sea University , American Studies , 2002- up to-date
  • Initiator and Coordinator of the American Studies Ph.D. Program, International Black Sea University , American Studies , 2006 up to-date
  • Initiator and Coordinator of the American Studies MA Program, International Black Sea University , American Studies , 2006-up to-date
  • Initiator and Coordinator of the American Studies MA Program, International Black Sea University , U.S. Foreign Affairs , 2013-up to-date
  • Associate Professor, I. Chavchavadze State University for Foreign Languages, Chair of Roman-Germanic Philology, 1986-1997
  • Was granted the position of Full Professor , International Black Sea University , Faculty of Humanities , 2006-up to-date
  • English language Chair.(Docent), Associate Professor, Tbilisi Technical University, Institute of Humanities, 1992-2002
  • Head of Foreign Department, Ministry for Social Security of Georgia, Foreign Department, 1993-1995
  • Vice-Coordinator of English Program , International Black Sea University, Head of Testing Office, 1998-2001
  • Head of American Studies Department, International Black Sea University, American Studies Department, 2002-2006
  • Vice-Coordinator of English Program , Head of Testing Office, International Black Sea University, 1998-2001
  • Dean, International Black Sea University, Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2006-up-to-date
Research Interests
  • American Studies, Linguistics
Teaching Interests
  • Culture & Society of the U.S., American Culture and Multicultural Studies, American Women's History, Women's Studies in the U.S., British Culture
Selected Publications
Journals
  • Tamar Shioshvili. (2017). An Individual Sense of Self among American Women and Motherhood. Journal in Humanities. 6(2), pp.51-53. https://jh.ibsu.edu.ge/jms/index.php/SJH/article/view/362.
  • Tamar Shioshvili. (2017). GROWING U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY IMPELLING APPRECIATION OF DIFFERENCES. International Journal of Current Advanced Research. 6(8), pp.DOI: http://dx.doi.o. ISSN: O: 2319-6475, ISSN: P: 2319 – 6505, Impact Factor: SJIF: 5.995.
  • Tamar Shioshvili . (2016). Modern American Anthropologists’ View of Culture and Correlated Attitude towards Caucasian Traditions and Values. Journal in Humanities. 5(1), pp.53-57.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2015). “Some observations on Mass Beliefs in the U.S. and Georgia". Journal in Humanities - Semi-Annual International Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal, International Black Sea University. 4(1), pp.31-35.
  • Tamar Shioshvili . (2015). Approaches for Examining Moral Issues. Journal in Humanities . 4(2), pp.39-42.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2014). “The importance of Counceling and Culture in the American Education System” . Silk Road International Conference on Business, Economics, International Relations and Education. 9, pp.22-25.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2014). “Some Observations on Minority Integration in American Mainstream”. Journal in Humanities - Semi-Annual International Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal, International Black Sea University. 3(2), pp.27-30.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2014). “The Invention of Ethnicity and Dynamics of Multiculturalism in the U.S Two Case Studies”. Journal in Humanities - Semi-Annual International Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal, International Black Sea University. 3(1), pp.5-12.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2013). Some aspects of managing diversity in the U.S. American Studies Periodical. 6, pp.5-9.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2013). “Continuum of Cross-Cultural Adjustment as a Result of American Studies Exchange Program”. Journal in Humanities - Semi-Annual International Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal, International Black Sea University. 2(1), pp.5-9.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2013). Problems of Cross-Cultural Youth Demographics of Child Care”. Journal in Humanities - Semi-Annual International Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal, International Black Sea University. 2(2), pp.5-12.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2013). “Some Aspects of managing Diversity in the U.S.” . American Studies Periodical. 6, pp.5-12.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2012). “Understanding and Challenging Culture Shock”. Scientific Journal in Humanities. 1(2), pp.5-10.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2012). American Identities in an age of Globalization. American Studies Periodical. 5, pp.5-11.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2012). “The U.S. and Feminization of migration” . Scientific peer-reviewd Journal in Humanities. 1(1), pp.9-17.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2011). “Why does “Culture Shock” Occur? Cross-Cultural Adjustment Stress”. . American Studies Periodical. 4, pp.5-11.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. (2010). “Culture, Personality and Melting Pot”. American Studies Periodical. 3, pp.5-10.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili; Irina Milnikova. (2001). Quantitative Methods for Teaching Review”. . Scientific Journal of International Black Sea University. 5(2), pp.93-102.
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Shioshvili. ( 2014). „Fat Studies as a Field“. American Studies Periodical. 7, pp.3-8.
Proceedings
  • Tamar Shioshvili “The Black Presence in American Life Today”. American Studies Periodical. Annual International Research Conference on American Studies. American Studies D. October 23, 2009 . Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “Culture, Personality and Melting Pot”. . American Studies Periodical. Annual Research Conference on American Studies . American Studies Direction of the Faculty of Humanities, International B. November 12, 2010. Tbilisi,.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “The Paradox of Racial Integration in the American Reality”. 10th Annual International Conference on American Studies. Experience of American Democracy. Iv. Javakhishvili.. May 28-30, 2009 . Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “Domestic Multiculturalism: Aren’t All Americans American?” . American Studies Periodical. Annual International Research Conference on American Studies. American Studies D. May 2, 2008. . Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “Contribution of Turkey to the Internationalization of Higher Education in Georgia”. The Scientific Conference “Georgian-Turkish Relations”. Gori Teaching University. March 30, 2012. Gori.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “New Approach to Multiculturalism in the U.S.A.” . Journal of International Black Sea University. International refereed Multi- disciplinary Scientific Journal. Volume I . January-June, 2006. . www.ibsu.edu.ge ISSN 1512-3731 .
  • Tamar Shioshvili, Irina Milnikova “Quantitative Methods for Teaching Review”. Scientific Journal of International Black Sea University. Volume 5, Issue 2 . December, 2011. Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “Why does “Culture Shock” Occur? Cross-Cultural Adjustment Stress”. . American Studies Periodical. Annual Research Conference on American Studies . American Studies Direction of the Faculty of Humanities, International B. December 15, 2011. Tbilisi.
  • Tamar Shioshvili "Prospects of Entering the Global World for American Studies in Georgia." . 4th International Silk Road Symposium "New Trends in Higher Education." Ministry of Education and Science i. 4-6 May, 2007.. International Black Sea University, Tbilisi, Georgia .
  • Tamar Shioshvili Georgian International Foundation for the Support of Education and Solidarity in Business-Life (G. UNESCO. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ministry of Education and Science. Ministry of Culture, Monuments Pro. 24-26 May, 2007 . Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Tamar Shioshvili Controversy Over Gun Ban In The U.S. In The Aftermath of Las Vegas Mass-Shooting. 10th Annual International Conference on American Studies.. 2017. International Black Sea University. pp.In print.
  • Tamar Shioshvili Educational Methodology of Intercultural Exchange Program between International Black Sea University and Washington University in St. Louis. American Studies Conference . 2016. Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Institute of American Studies, VI Ed. . pp.348-354.
  • Tamar Shioshvili The Chinese “Guanxi” and its Implications in Intercultural Communication with Americans, Georgians . American Studies Conference . 2015. Internatioanl Black Sea University . pp.5-9.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “Contribution of Turkey to the Internationalization of Higher Education in Georgia”. The Scientific Conference “Georgian-Turkish Relations”. 2012. Gori, Georgia.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “The Internationalization Trend of Universities in Georgia and Some Observations on Cross-Cultural Adjustment Stress”. 4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies. 2012. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “A New Quantitative Evaluation Method in the Quality Control of Education Process” . GEORGIAN ENGINEERING NEWS 3’ 09. ISSN 1512-0287. Founded in 1996, Issued in English. No.3 (vol. 51), 2009 G. 2009. Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Tamar Shioshvili "Contribution of IBSU to Dialogue." . II International Forum “Globalization and Dialogue” President of Georgia. Patriarchy of Georgia. . 2007. Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Tamar Shioshvili “American Studies - Transnational Viewpoint.” . 7th Annual International Conference on American Studies. Journal of American Studies. . 2006 . ISSN-1512-1585 Tbilisi State University -U.S. Embassy in Georgia .
  • Tamar Shioshvili "Why Do We Like America?" . III International Conference on American Studies. "American Literature and Georgian-American Relations." . 2006 . Akaki Tsereteli State University. U.S. Embassy in Georgia. Kutaisi,.
  • Tamar Shioshvili "The Transnational View of American Studies." . V Journal of American Studies, Georgian Association for American Studies . 2006. .S. Embassy in Georgia. Tbilisi.
  • Tamar Shioshvili Perspectives on Teaching American Studies in Georgia. “XX th Century American Literature and Anglo-American Literary Relations”- . 2002, 27-29 September. Published by the U.S. Embassy in Georgia . pp.(pg. 127-140).
  • Tamar Shioshvili Perspectives on Teaching American Studies in Georgia. “XX th Century American Literature and Anglo-American Literary Relations. “ – International Scientific- Method. 2002. Published by the U.S. Embassy in Georgia. . pp.(pg.127-140).
  • Tamar Shioshvili Phraseological Unites and Idioms.Bulletin No.1. The Academy of Sciences of Georgia.Linguistics . 1986 . Tbilisi (reviewed international journal).
  • Tamar Shioshvili “ Comparative-Typological Analysis of Language Grammatical Forms.” . Specific Functions of the English Language. Linguistic Scientific Journal . 1985 . Tbilisi YDK 420-56, Sulkhan-Saba State University. pp.(pg.44-49)..
  • Tamar Shioshvili Methodological Study of Functioning of the Parallel Derived Words for Proper Usage in the English Language Speech . Scientific Journal “Humanitarian and Social Sciences” . 1984. Tbilisi State University UE 15500 Tbilisi . . pp.(pg. 361-368).
  • Tamar Shioshvili A Study of Synonymous Derivatives with Negative Prefixes in the English Language . Linguistic Scientific Journal. 1982. Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba State University. Tbilisi. . pp.(pg.140-145).
  • Tamar Shioshvili Diachronic Study of Derivational Variants with Negative Prefixes in-/un-in the English Language . Journal of Scientific works. No. 115. . 1977 . M. Torrez Institute of foreign Languages, Moscow. . pp.(pg.37-57).
  • Tamar Shioshvili Some Observations on Derivational Variation. Bulletin No. 2.. The Academic of Sciences of Georgia . 1976. Tbilisi (reviewed international journal). . pp.(pg. 497-501).

Citied Publications

  • http://www.cies.org/stores/s_tshioshvili.htm 02.12.2005 Fulbright Scholar. CIES. U.S. / Fulbright Scholar Story

Books

  • Tamar Shioshvili. (2017). Culture and Society of the U.S.. International Black Sea University : International Black Sea University .
Membership in scientific and professional communities
  • 2001-up to-date- member of Georgian Association of American Studies, Iv. Javakhishvili State Univers
  • 2015- up to-date- Head of American Studies Center, IBSU.
  • 2013- member of the Board of the Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (IPS), IBSU
  • 2006-Head of the Board of the Faculty of Humanities, IBSU
  • 2006-member of Fullbright Selection Committee. Embassy of the United States of America in Tbilisi
  • 2005-member of Scientific Research Center, IBSU
  • 2002-up to-date-member of the Executive Board of IBSU
  • 2005-up to-date-member of Academic Scientific Board, IBSU
Seminer and Events
  • Participated in International Congress on Trends in Higher Education "Third Generation Universities". Istanbul, Turkey . 2015
  • Held Seminar at the University of Connecticut. Delivered Fullbright Occasional lecture. USA. Topic: "After the Velvet Revolution: The Republic of Georgia and the United States in a Changin. 2004
  • English Language. Course Content: Grammar and Structure Lexical Development Communication Skills Language Awareness . Dublin, Ireland. 1996
  • Covered English Language Course for Overseas Professors: English Language Study Aspects of Language Teaching Methodology British Life and Culture. University of Leeds, England, U.K.. 1983
Awards
  • 1983, U.K. Grant. Received grant to attend a course: English Language Study Aspects of : Teaching Methodology British Life and Culture Language Testin
  • 2001, Grant. United States- Georgia. Awards Excellence in Teaching for Outstanding Contributions to the Teaching of English and American Studies, ACCE
  • 2001, U.S. Grant. “ International Visitors` Program on American Studies Curriculum Design.” Funded by the U.S.Department of State. Bureau of Education
  • 2017 - Winner of the Award – Qatar International Award for Dialogue of Civilzations. Article title: Prospects of Entering the Global World for America
  • 2006-US Grant (US Department of State, Washington D.C.). 7th Annual American Studies Summer Institute at Crimea University for the Humanities in Yalta
  • 2004-2005 - Fullbright Professors Grant Funded by the U.S. Department of State. Conducted Research Project "Multiculturalism in the US".
Courses Taught
  • 2006 up to-date "American Ethnicity (Ph.D. Program, IBSU)"
  • 2005-2007 "American Civilization I, II (MA, IBSU)"
  • 2005 up to-date "American Multicultural Studies I and II. (BA Program, IBSU) "
  • 2005 up to-date "American Culture and Society I (BA, IBSU)"
  • 2005 up to-date "American Institutions (BA, IBSU) "
  • 2005 up to-date "American Women's History (BA, IBSU)"
  • 2005 up to-date "Women Studies in the US (BA, IBSU)"
  • 2002-2005 "American Landmarks (BA, IBSU)"
  • 1999-2000 "Sociolinguistics (MA, Tbilisi State Technical University)"
  • 1997-200 "Speaking, Pronunciation, Video, English Prep. Program, IBSU"
  • 1992-2002 "American Culture, (BA, Tbilisi State Technical University, Institute of Humanities)"
  • 1979-1996 "Lexicology, English History, Theoretical Grammar, Theoretical Phonetics, Text Analysis. (I. Chavchav"