Jan Hornat
Jan Hornat is the Head of the Department of North American Studies at Charles University in Prague. In his research he focuses mainly on transatlantic relations and the perceptions of democracy in the US and the EU. He has published in academic journals such as Communist and Post-Communist Studies Cambridge Review of International Affairs Global Affairs and The National Interest and monographs with Routledge Palgrave Macmillan and Charles Univeristy Press. He is also researcher within the Peace Research Center Prague and a member of the "VirusImpact" team of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic which examines the geopolitical impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the past he was Head of Unit at the Department of European Programs of the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic.