PhDr. Alena Křížková, Ph.D.

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Position: 
Head of department and Senior Fellow
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Curriculum vitae

Education: 

2007 PhD. Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University, Prague.

2007 PhDr. Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University, Prague.
1999 Master, Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University, Prague.
1997 Bc., Sociology and Social Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University, Prague.

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Alena Křížková is a senior researcher and a head of Gender & Sociology Department at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences. She has experience with work as a team leader and as an independent expert in various projects focused on gender equality and policy analysis and evaluation. Since 1998 Alena Křížková has been the leader or participated in 30 scientific projects including 7 projects of expert appointments for the European Commission. Actually she is the national correspondent for the European Commission in the Network of experts on employment and gender equality issues and Network of experts in gender equality, social inclusion, health and long-term care.

 

In 2009 she has been awarded the Otto Wichterle premium for outstanding young researchers of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

 

She is conducting research and publishes widely on the economic independence of women, gender wage gap, gender in organizations, management and entrepreneurship, women and citizenship, gender and social inclusion, gender in care and family policies, gender-based violence, gender in science and research etc. She publishes scientific articles, (for example European Sociological Review, Czech Sociological Review and Transitions), book chapters and expert reports on the issues above. She is the author of a monograph Life Strategies of Women and Men in the management and/of Entrepreneurship (2007, in Czech), she is the co-author of Management of Gender Relations, Position of Women and Men in Organization (published in Czech in 2004, Management Press) and a co-editor of  Work and Care: Changes to “Parental Leave” in the Czech Republic and the Family Policy Context in the European Union (2008 in Czech with a chapter of European Commissioner Vladimír Špidla), of In Multiple Voices: Negotiating Women's Spaces after 1989 (published in Czech with English abstracts in 2006, Institute of Sociology, AS) and of Sexualized Reality of the Working Relations (published in Czech in 2006) and other monographs and studies. She is teaching courses on gender and the labour market at the Charles University in Prague.

 

Alena Křížková received her degree in sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic and has been a visiting scholar at these universities: in 2009 at Arizona State University, USA and University of the West of England, UK, in 2007– 2008 at Oslo University, Norway, in 2006 at University of California, Berkeley, USA, in 2004-2005 Marie Curie Fellowship at IRESCO, CNRS in Paris, France, in 2004 at McGill University, Montreal, Canada and Rutgers University, USA, in 2003 with support of the French government at EHESS in Paris, France, in 2002 under the Research Training Network, EC at Université Toulouse-Le Mirail, France.

Teaching activities: 
  • Sociologie genderu, Fakulta sociálních věd UK, Praha, letní semestr 2010, 26 hod (spolu s H. Maříkovou)
  • Genderová struktura české společnosti, Fakulta humanitních studií UK, Praha, letní semestr 2010, blokový kurz – 4 hodiny měsíčně (spolu s H. Haškovou)
  • Sociologie genderu, Fakulta sociálních věd UK, Praha, letní semestr 2009, 26 hod (spolu s H. Maříkovou)
  • Genderová struktura české společnosti, Fakulta humanitních studií UK, Praha, letní semestr 2007, blokový kurz – 4 hodiny měsíčně (spolu s H. Haškovou)
  • Genderová struktura české společnosti, Fakulta humanitních studií UK, Praha, letní semestr 2006, blokový kurz – 4 hodiny měsíčně (spolu s H. Haškovou)
  • Gender a trh práce, Fakulta sociálních věd UK, Praha, letní semestr 2005, 2 hodiny týdně.
  • Genderové vztahy na trhu práce, Fakulta humanitních věd UK, Praha, letní semestr 2005, 2 hodiny týdně.
  • Vybrané aspekty sociologie genderu. Dvousemestrální kurz studia sociologie na Fakultě sociálních věd UK, Praha, zimní a letní semestr 2003 – 2004, 2 hodiny týdně (spolu s H. Haškovou)
Foreign scholarships, fellowships or other academic study abroad: 

2009 Visiting researcher at the University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom, Bristol Business School (invited by Prof. Anna Pollert)

2009 Visiting researcher at Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA, School of Justice and Social Inquiry (invited by Prof. Nancy Jurik, 3 weeks)

2007 – 2008 Visiting researcher at University of Oslo, Norway, Department of Sociology and Human Geography (invited by Prof. Geir Høgsnes, 10 months)

2007 Visiting scholar at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, France (1 month).

2006 Visiting scholar at University of California, Berkeley, USA, Sociology Department and Women’s Studies Department (invited by Prof. Trond Petersen and Prof. Barrie Thorne, 2 months).

2006 Visiting scholar at Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA, The School of Justice & Social Inquiry and Women and Gender Studies Department (invited by Dr. Nancy Jurik, 1 week).

2004 – 2005 Marie Curie Fellowship, European Commission, “In-depth training in sociological practices”, IRESCO (CNRS) Paris, departments: GERS, LASMAS, France (invited by Helena Hirata, 5 months)

2004 Visiting scholar at McGill University, Montréal, Canada, Sociology Department (invited by Assistant Prof. Elaine Weiner, 2 weeks)

2004 Visiting scholar at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, Centre of the Comparative European Studies (invited by Prof. Joanna Regulska, 2 weeks)

2004 Study at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris within the framework of inter-institutional academic agreements (invited by Rose-Marie Lagrave, 5 weeks)

2003 Study at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Sociology within the framework of inter-institutional academic agreements (2 weeks)

2003 French government scholarship at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France (invited by Rose-Marie Lagrave, 5 months)

2002 Fellowship at University of Toulouse – Le Mirail, EU-funded Advanced Research Training Network Project “Women in European Universities” – 5th Framework program of the EC, Équipe Simone-Sagesse, Toulouse, France (invited by Nicky LeFeuvre, 3 months).

2001 Study at London School of Economics and Political Science within the framework of inter-institutional academic agreements (2 weeks)

2000 Study at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris within the framework of inter-institutional academic agreements (5 weeks)

Biographic information: 
  • Editorial board member of Gender, rovné příležitosti, výzkum journal
  • National expert in the Network of Experts in Gender Equality and Employment pro Evropskou komisi
  • National expert in the Netvork of Experts in Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, Health and Long term care pro Evropskou komisi
  • Member of the Advisory board of GE Money Bank project Život nápadům.

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