prof. PhDr. Lubomír Kopeček, Ph.D.
Lubomír Kopeček is a professor of Political Science and Vice-head of the International Institute of Political Science at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University. He specializes mainly in comparative politics and Czech politics.
His works have been published in journals such as East European Politics and Societies, Europe-Asia Studies, and Communist and Post-Communist Studies. He is also the (co)author of several monographs, including The Rise of Entrepreneurial Parties in European Politics (with Vít Hloušek and Petra Svačinová, Palgrave Macmillan 2020), Czech Politics: From West to East and Back Again (with Stanislav Balík et al., Verlag Barbara Budrich 2017), Miloš Zeman: Příběh talentovaného pragmatika (Miloš Zeman: The Story of a Talented Pragmatist, Barrister & Principal 2017), Éra nevinnosti. Česká politika 1989-1997 (The Age of Innocence. Czech Politics 1989-1997, Barrister & Principal 2010) and Origin, Ideology and Transformation of Political Parties. East-Central and Western Europe Compared (with Vít Hloušek, Ashgate 2010).