Tomáš Karásek was with AMO as Director of its Research Center in 2010-2013.
He earned his master degree and Ph.D. in International Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague (where he also graduated from the Law Faculty). Since 2004 he has been a lecturer at the Faculty’s Department of International Relations, teaching courses on the resolution of international conflicts, security and integration in Europe, international security and global terrorism.
He has been actively involved in research activities and has coordinated several grants on the topic of European security. In 2009 he spent his sabbatical in Shanghai where he taught at the Fudan University. From September 2009 to June 2010 he was a Fulbright scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University in New York. In September 2010 – August 2013, he was the director of the AMO Research Center and then worked as Chief Analyst. In 2015-2016, he was a member of AMO Supervisory Board.