Member Spotlight: Interview with Roman Hlatky

Roman Hlatky: University of Texas at Austin (Ph.D. Candidate) Email: rohlatky@utexas.edu  Website: romanhlatky.com Recent Publications: Hlatky, Roman. 2021. “EU Funding and Euroskeptic Vote Choice,” Political Research Quarterly.  Csata, Zsombor, Roman Hlatky, and Amy H. Liu. 2021. “How to head count ethnic minorities: validity of census surveys versus other identification strategies,” East European Politics. Areas of Interest in Slovak Studies:  Political Parties; Voting Behavior, Nationalism When/how did you first develop an interest in Slovak or Slovak-area studies?  I had the good fortune of being a child of the Czecho-Slovak split. My mother is Czech and… Read More

Member Spotlight: Interview with Kevin Deegan-Krause

As a means of highlighting the recent publications and scholarly work of current members, the SSA will post ‘Member Spotlight’ interviews at regular intervals. Interested in sharing your current work? Please email us at slovakstudies@gmail.com. Kevin Deegan-Krause Associate Professor of Political Science at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan His research focuses on political parties and democracy in Europe with an emphasis on Europe’s new democracies and its newer parties. His newest book, co-authored with Dr. Timothy Haughton of the University of Birmingham, is The New Party Challenge: Changing Cycles of Party… Read More

New Publication

By: Alexander Duleba (ed.) This publication is an outcome of the research project entitled “EU-UkraineAssociation Agreement and the Slovak-Ukrainian Cross-Border Cooperation:Implications and Opportunities” implemented by the Institute of Political Science atthe Faculty of Arts of the University of Prešov.

Webinar–“Slovakia: New Government, New Challenges”

Our colleagues at Friends of Slovakia partnered with the German Marshall Fund of the United States on April 28, 2020 to present this special webinar event which can be viewed below. Discussants: Dr. Kevin Deegan Krause, Associate Professor of Political Science, Wayne State University, Michigan Pavol Demeš, Senior Non-Resident Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States Dr. Grigorij Mesežnikov, President, Institute for Public Affairs, Bratislava Moderator: Jonathan Katz, Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States  “Slovakia has woken up.” “Seismic anger…” “March of the inexperienced.” These were some of the headlines in the… Read More