Maia Mestvirishvili

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Weiser Professional Development Fellow, 2014

  • About

    Maia Mestvirishvili is associate professor of psychology at Tbilisi State University in Georgia. Dr. Mestvirishvili received her Ph.D. from Tbilisi State University in 2004. She has completed post-doctoral fellowships at Columbia University; the Catholic University of Leuven (Germany); the University of California, Berkeley; and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). In her research, she focuses on social psychology, and frequently shares her expertise on this topic at conferences and trainings and in publications. While at U-M for four weeks in September 2014, she will explore the topic, “Antecedents and Consequences of Rejection Sensitivity in Youth.” Her U-M host advisor is Ethan Kross, associate professor in psychology and director of the U-M Emotion and Self-Control Laboratory.