Research focus: Political geography, electoral geography, cultural geography, populism, European Union, geopolitics, Post-Soviet Space
A note for prospective PhD students: Potential PhD candidates interested in research at the intersection of political geography, economic geography, human geography, sociology, politology, and international relations are welcome.
- Ongoing PhD projects: Attitudes towards migrants and refugees in the CR and EU (Vít Bořil), European neighbourhood policy—the role of the EU behind its outer border (Luděk Fráně), Current changes in socio-pathological behaviour of youth in Ústi nad Labem region (Ludmila Pěničková),
- Completed PhD projects: Possibilities of neoclassical geopolitics: Systemic approach (Jan Kofroň), The ethnopolitical mobilisation in the Caucasus a its regional differentiation (Libor Jelen), Armed conflicts after the cold war: Critical quantitative analysis (Jiří Tomeš), Foreign investors and their perception of investment and the intrepreneurial environment in the Czech Republic: A pilot study in behavioural geography (Jana Šiftová), The European Union and the enlargement process: Tensions in European integration reflected in public opinion surveys (Veronika Tománková)
For more information see the academic profile of Petr Dostál.