prof. PhDr. Vít Hloušek, Ph.D.
Vít Hloušek graduated in History and Political Science at the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University (1995-2000). In 2000-2003 he took his PhD degree in Political Science at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, and he became Professor in 2015. He has been involved in the International Institute of Political Science since 2012 (working there prior to this between 2002 and 2007). He also teaches at the Department of International Relations and European Studies at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University. His research interests include comparative political science (especially comparisons of political and party systems of European countries), contemporary history and issues concerning the genesis and development of modern mass politics in Central Europe. He teaches comparative political science and modern European political history.
He has authored a number of articles in scholarly journals and books, edited several volumes, and wrote the monograph Konflikt versus konsensus. Konfliktní linie, politické strany a stranické systémy v Rakousku, 1860-2006 (Conflict Versus Consensus. Cleavages, Political Parties and Party Systems in Austria, 1860-2006; Brno 2008). He is also co-author of the following books: Politické systémy (Political Systems, with L. Kopeček and J. Šedo, Brno 2011), Origin, Ideology and Transformation of Political Parties. East-Central and Western Europe Compared (with L. Kopeček, Aldershot 2010), Politické strany moderní Evropy. Analýza stranicko-politických systémů (Political Parties in Modern Europe: Analysis of Party Systems; with M. Strmiska, L. Kopeček and R. Chytilek, Prague 2005); Konfliktní demokracie. Moderní masová politika ve střední Evropě (Conflict Democracy. Modern Mass Politics in Central Europe; with L. Kopeček, Brno 2004) and Politický systém českých zemí 1848-1989 (The Political System of the Czech Lands 1848-1989; with S. Balík, J. Holzer and J. Šedo, Brno 2003).