Head of Department of International Relations and European Studies at the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University. After finishing his Master’s degree at the Faculty of Social Studies MU in 1998 he completed also doctoral studies at Department of Political Sciences FSS MU. He focuses mainly on development of foreign as well as security policy of the US since the World War II until present, with a special emphasis on period of the Reagan administration, further on security issues – the role and development of nuclear weapons, development of arms control and disarmament between the superpowers in the first as well as the second nuclear age.
In the summer of 2002 he took part in Fulbright’s Institute of American Studies on U.S. Foreign Policy: Foundations and Formulations held at The Walker Institute for International studies at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. In July 2009 he lectured at Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, Missouri State University, Campus Washington D.C. He is the author of Reagan a říše zla, Strategie zadržování v americké zahraniční politice. Vznik a vývoj koncepce 1945-1953 and the editor of studies Zahraniční politika USA v devadesátých letech dvacátého století a Vývoj a výsledky procesů kontroly zbrojení a odzbrojování. Marnost nad marnost? (with Petra Kuchyňková).
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