Head of Department of North American Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles UniversityCzechia
Jan Hornát works as Head of Department of North American Studies at the Institute of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, and is also a researcher at the Center for EU-Asia Relations. He studied international territorial studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ph.D.) and American studies (PhDr.) at Charles University. In the past he was Head of Unit at the Department of European Programs at the Ministry of Justice (2014-2015). His professional interests include US domestic and foreign policy, US relations with the Asia-Pacific region, American political thinking, the transition to democracy, democratization theory, development cooperation, territorial disputes (focusing on the South China Sea, East China Sea and the Arctic) and geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region.