Peace Research Center Prague - Charles University

PRCP (Czech Republic)

Peace Research Center Prague (PRCP) is a new interdisciplinary center of excellence established at the Charles University.Peace Research Center Prague (PRCP) is a new interdisciplinary center of excellence established at the Charles University.

Contact information

Peace Research Center Prague - Charles University - PRCP

Center for Security Policy
Peace Research Center
PragueFaculty of Social Sciences Charles University in Prague
Smetanovo nabrezi 6, Prague 
Czech Republic

The team

Jan Ludvík - Research Fellow


ludvik@fsv.cuni.cz

Resume

Jan Ludvík is Assistant Professor at the Department of Security Studies and Research Associate at the Center for Security Policy, Charles University in Prague. He is the author of Nuclear Asymmetry and Deterrence: Theory, Policy and History and co-author of Indirect Coercion: Triangular Strategies and International Conflict.

Speciality

  • Deterrence theory
  • Nuclear strategy
  • WMD proliferation
  • Strategic theory
  • Czech and U.S. security policy

Harald Müller - Research Supervisor


mueller@hsfk.de

Resume

Prof. Dr. Harald Müller is a former Director of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), a Professor of International Relations at Goethe University, and a Research Supervisor at the Peace Research Center Prague. A member of the German delegation to the last three NPT Review Conferences, he served on the Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters of the UN Secretary-General from 1999–2005. He has an outstanding publication record with respect to arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation, including books in Oxford University Press and University of Georgia Press, and articles in European Journal of International Relations or Review of International Studies.

Speciality

  • NPT regime
  • Arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation
  • World politics and global order
  • International norms and security

Michal Onderco - Research Fellow


Michal.Onderco@eui.eu

Resume

Michal Onderco is Assistant Professor of International Relations at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He published widely on the politics of nonproliferation, and on domestic politics of nonproliferation. He received his PhD from Free University Amsterdam, and was a Max Weber Fellow at the EUI (2014-2015), and a Fulbright Visiting Researcher at Columbia University (2012-2013). His book Iran's nuclear program and the Global South was published by Palgrave (2015).

Speciality

  • Global South
  • Iran's nuclear program
  • NPT & its Review Process

Michal Smetana - PRCP Coordinator & Research Fellow


smetana@fsv.cuni.cz
Tel: +420 723065858

Resume

Dr. Michal Smetana is a Research Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Charles University, and a Coordinator of Peace Research Center Prague. He is the co-author of Global Nuclear Disarmament: Strategic, Political, and Regional Perspectives (Routledge) and Indirect Coercion: Triangular Strategies and International Conflict (Charles University Press). His articles appeared in International Affairs, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, The Nonproliferation Review and other journals.

Speciality

  • NPT and the nuclear non-proliferation regime
  •  Nuclear arms control and disarmament
  •  U.S. nuclear posture
  •  Deterrence theory
  •  North Korean nuclear and missile program

Carmen Wunderlich - Research Fellow


wunderlich@hsfk.de

Resume

Carmen Wunderlich is a post-doctoral Research Fellow at Peace Research Institute Frankfurt. Her recent publications include books in Springer and University of Georgia Press, and articles in International Politics or Contemporary Security Policy.

Speciality

  • Theories of International Norms
  • Sweden (Foreign and Security Policy)
  • Arms control policy in Iran
  • The rogue state concept in US foreign policy