Dr. Tamrika Khvtisiashvili was most recently an English Language Fellow in Palestine, where she taught Linguistics and Intercultural Communication courses. Prior to that she was an assistant professor at Alfaisal University in Saudi Arabia, teaching various courses in Linguistics, Anthropology and Directing University Preparatory Program. She received her Ph.D. in Theoretical Linguistics from the University of Utah. Her research interests vary from language teacher education, linguistics anthropology and intercultural communication. Her dissertation research was on linguistic documentation and revitalization practices of indigenous and endangered languages of the Caucasus.