UC Fellow - Harriman Institute, Columbia University
Former U.N. Bureau Chief for Eastern European media outlets and U.N. Radio producer, Georgian-born Tinatin Japaridze is a graduate of the Harriman Institute at Columbia University, where her M.A. thesis, “Russia, China, and the New Digital World Order” focused on Sino-Russian cooperation on cyber sovereignty and 5G policies. Her work has been published by various media outlets, including The Moscow Times, The Washington Post, Georgian Times, Argumenti & Fakti, Novoye Russkoye Slovo, and The Atlantic. She currently serves as a digital community engagement and field specialist at NYC Census 2020, NY Mayor De Blasio's new initiative. Her forthcoming book, The Tale of Three Stalins, will be published by Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield in 2021. Tinatin co-wrote and recorded the U.N. anthem, “We the Peoples,” and co-authored Iceland’s silver prize-winning Eurovision song in 2009.