Senior Research Fellow, Institute for International Relations
Jan Kovář earned his PhD in International Relations and European Studies from a joint programme of Institute of International Relations and Metropolitan University Prague. His dissertation dealt with European Parliament elections in post-communist countries, including aspects of representation of women. He has been teaching at the Metropolitan University Prague courses on European integration and EU politics and policies since 2010. Currently, he is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of International Relations in Prague and also Teaching Fellow with University of New York in Prague and Metropolitan University Prague. His main interests lie in EU politics, migration, women representation, and Central and Eastern European region. He is the author or co-author of several articles that have been published in international peer-reviewed journals such as the International Communication Gazette, Journal of International Relations and Development, Perspectives on European Politics, East European Politics and Journal of Contemporary European Research. He also serves as co-editor-in-chief of Czech Journal of International Relations.