It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Richard Q. Turcsányi is the new director of Stratpol after the previous director Dr. Róbert Ondrejcsák assumed his current position of State Secretary at the Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic. We are looking forward to cooperating with our partners on current and future projects in the year 2017 and beyond!
Dr. Richard Q. Turcsányi received Ph.D. in international relations from Masaryk University, where he also studied economy and political science. In the past he conducted long-term study and research stays at University of Toronto, Peking University, National Chengchi University in Taipei and European Institute for Asian Studies in Brussels. In Slovakia, he has been active in Demagog.SK as Senior Analyst and Project Coordinator and as the Deputy Director in Institute of Asian Studies. Currently he is also an Assistant Professor at Mendel University in Brno and Associate Research Fellow at Institute of International Relations in Prague. Richard has broad experience with lecturing on international relations, security and economic issues of Central Europe and East Asia. In his academic research he focuses mostly on Central Europe’s relations with East Asia and Chinese foreign policy.