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PhDr. Jan Hornát, Ph.D.

Jan Hornát is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of North American Studies of the Institute of International Studies at Charles University in Prague. He holds a Master’s degree from Charles University in American studies and obtained his Ph.D. in International Area Studies in 2017. His Ph.D. thesis was focused on the comparison of the approaches of the EU and the US toward democracy promotion. Jan is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of International Relations in Prague, an independent think-tank originally founded by the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Prior to joining the faculty at Charles University, Jan served as Head of Unit at the Department of European Programmes at the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic and as Project coordinator at the Forum 2000 Foundation. He is a member of the Prague Hub of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers community.