Professor of political science; she has more than 30-year experience of academic research and educational activities. She has about 40 scientific publications. Muskhelishvili has researches in fields of democracy, transformation of political institutions, civil society, mass media.
1979 - Lomonosov Moscow State University, specialty of Mathematician.
1983 –Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University (TSU), Post-graduate Study; PhD (Mathematics)
From 1995 to present - NGO Centre for Social Studies (CSS), Director
From 2000 to present – lecturing at various universities, including Tbilisi State University, University of Georgia, Caucasus University
2006/2009 - Full Professor at Tbilisi State University,
1992/1996 - Researcher in Research Service of the Parliament of Georgia
1982/1993 - Research Associate, Assistant Professor at Tbilisi State University