2018 - PhD, social and cultural anthropology, Charles University, Faculty of humanities
2010 - MA, social and cultural anthropology, Charles University, Faculty of humanities
media studies, digital ethnography, digital anthropology, social media, internet culture, influencers, authenticity, gender inequalities in digital space, disinformation and conspiracies on social media, applied social science, ethnographic methods
UPCES - Undergraduate programe in Central European studies (CERGE-EI, Charles University) - Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe
2006 – 2007 Erasmus, Université Paris 7 - Denis Diderot, France
2008 - 2009 research visit, Universidad Autonoma Mexicana, Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, Mexico City
2021 - visiting scholar, Centre for Research in Communication and Culture, Loughborough University, UK
Marie Hermanova holds a PhD in social anthropology from Charles University. She finished her studies in 2018 with PhD thesis titled "Imagining the West - Marginality and Possible Lives at the Outskirts of a Mexican City". She conducted longterm ethnographic fieldwork in Chiapas, Mexico, from 2008 to 2015. She currently works as a postdoc researcher at the Gender and Sociology department at the Institute of Sociology, where she focuses on digital communication platforms, social media, internet culture, authenticity and gender norms. Her current project investigates gender stereotypes in influencer culture in the Czech Republic. From January to July 2021 Marie was a visiting scholar at the Centre for Research for Communication and Culture at Loughborough University, UK. Besides her academic work, she writes for various Czech and international media and she is a member of the studio of applied anthropological research Anthropictures.