Doctor of Law, Professor, Vice-Rector of Grigol Robakidze University in the field of scientific research, Deputy Chairperson of the Dissertation Council of the Law School, Head of Grigol Robakidze University Research Institute of Comparative Law.
Giorgi Glonti was born in Russia on November 12, 1954. In 1984 he defended the PhD thesis in Moscow. The topic was "The Motives of Violent Crime".
From 1984 Mr. Glonti worked on the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology at the Police Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. He has a special title of police colonel.
Since 1991 he has been working as the senior scientific worker of the Institute of State and Law.
In 1996-1998 he was the Executive Director of the Board of Advisers of the Parliament of Georgia.
Since 1999 he is the founder of the Institute of Legal Reforms.
In 2002-2003 Mr. Glonti was the Co-Director of Tbilisi Office of the American University Transnational Crime and Corruption Center.
In 1994-1995 with the support of IREX programme he worked as a visiting scholar at the School of Criminal Justice of Rutgers University, Newark, N.J., USA.
In 1999-2000, within the scope of Fulbright Program, Giorgi Glonti worked as a visiting scholar in the Office of Transnational Organized Crime and Corruption of the American University, Washington DC.
In 1998, 2007, 2010 he was the fellow of DAAD and Max-Plank Society and carried out researches in the Max-Plank Institute of International Criminal Law and Criminology, Freiburg, Germany.
In 2008 he worked as a visiting scholar at the Law School of Monash University, Italy.
In 2009, within the scope of Erasmus Mundus programme, he worked as a visiting scholar at University of Hull, Kingston upon Hull, Great Britain.
In 2007 Mr. Glonti was the head of Master's and PhD programmes at the Law School of Grigol Robakidze University.
In 2011 he was given the position of the Vice-Rector in the field of scientific research. Meanwhile, he is delivering lectures in criminology and the methods of scientific research.
Giorgi Glonti has won about 25 scientific grants of Soros, Eurasia, Fulbright's, MacArthur's, IREX, Erastus Mundus, Max-Planck financed by Rustaveli Foundations.
He has just won the scientific grant of the Max-Plank Institute of International Criminal Law and Criminology (Freiburg, Germany) and received the invitation to conduct joint scientific work.
Mr. Glonti has participated in many international scientific forums as a reporter as well as an expert being invited and fully financed by foreign scientific and state organizations.
Giorgi Glonti is the member of the European as well as American Society of Criminology and President of the Criminological Association of Georgia. Since 2002 he is the member of the editorial board of the European Sourcebook of Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics as the representative of Georgia.
Mr. Glontu has published 55 scientific works - monographs, text-books and scientific articles in Georgian, English and Russian languages. He is the author and editor-in-chief of the criminology text-books published in 2003 and 2008; also the author of 8 monographs ("Thieves in Law in Georgia", "Human Trafficking in Georgia", "Corruption in Georgia", etc.). All his monographs and were fully financed by local and foreign funds; and his scientific articles are published in foreign international journals.
Besides the native language, Giorgi Glonti fluently speaks English and Russian languages. He has a wife and a son.