Dimitry Gegenava

Visit Dates: 2019-20

Associate Professor of Law and Vice-Rector of the Sulkhan Saba Orbeliani Teaching University in Tblisi, Georgia

Research Interests
  • Church-state relations
  • Modern constitutionalism

Dimitry Gegenava is an Associate Professor of Law and Vice-Rector of the Sulkhan Saba Orbeliani Teaching University in Tblisi, Georgia. Earning his PhD in Law from the State University in Tbilisi in 2016, Prof. Gegenava has held, and continues to hold, numerous leadership positions in Georgian academia, such as his serving as Editor-in-Chief of the journals Legal Methods and Journal of Law "Sarchevi" as well as serving as Secretary General of the European Law Students' Association of Georgia and as President of the Young Scientists' Society. His publications, in Georgian and in English, focus on constitutional issues of church-state relations and modern constitutionalism in Georgia. While at Notre Dame, he will be working on a project comparing the interpretation of constitutional norms and procedures of constitutional review in Georgia, Europe, and America.