Founding Partner, Tbilisi Tomorrow Institute
Timothy Barrett is one of the Founders of the Tbilisi Tomorrow Institute and an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Georgia, in Tbilisi, Georgia. Prof. Barrett’s current research focuses on fields affecting the future, such as artificial intelligence, smart cities, data & privacy. He has taught courses in World Trade Organization Law, Business Law & Ethics, Human Rights, and US Legal System. He is also involved in international moot court competitions, both as a judge and a coach.
Before moving to Georgia, he was a practicing attorney in the United States, with significant courtroom and jury trial experience. He has a background in civil law, working in private practice, as well as in criminal law, as a prosecutor and as a decorated police officer with the New York Police Department. Prior to law school, Prof. Barrett served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
He has a Bachelor’s of Arts from the Pennsylvania State University and a Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law.