Petr Čermák is a Research Fellow of AMO. His research focuses on politics and security in the Western Balkans region.
He is a researcher at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University in Prague. He received his Ph.D. in International Relations at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University in Brno. His academic research interest focuses primarily on ethnic politics in post-conflict areas of the Western Balkans. He has conducted extensive field research in different parts of the region where he investigated local dimensions of power-sharing mechanisms in ethnically diverse areas.
Petr graduated in International Relations at Masaryk University in Brno and had an opportunity to study and conduct his research at universities in Sarajevo, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Graz, and Tirana. Besides his academic activities, he has been engaged in think tank research projects dealing with the Western Balkans region and its political dynamics.