Lukáš Linek, PhD.
He completed his Ph.D. (2009) in Sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague. He is a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Science, where he has been working since 2001. His main research interests are electoral behaviour, political parties and mass political attitudes. He has been the principal investigator for Czech National Election Study since 2006. He published in Electoral Studies, Parliamentary Affairs, Party Politics, Journal of Legislative Studies, and Journal of Communist Studies and Transitional Politics.