doc. PhDr. Petr Kaniok, Ph.D.
Petr Kaniok took his PhD in Political Science at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University (degree awarded in 2006), where he works as Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations and European Studies.
His main research interests are the political system of the European Union (with an emphasis on the functioning of EU institutions), Euroscepticism, European elections and political parties on the European level. In the past he has been involved in several research and teaching grants funded by both Czech and European institutions (Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, European Commission). He has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals, co-edited three volumes and written two monographs. Since 2012 he has been the editor of the peer-reviewed journal Politologický časopis (Czech Journal of Political Science).