Doc. PhDr. Dana Hamplová, Ph.D.


    2006 – 2009 – Postdoctoral fellowship, McGill University, Canada Chair on Social Statistics and Family Change

    Ph.D. in Sociology, Charles University, Prague (2004)

    M.A. in Sociology, Charles University, Prague (1998)

    M.A. in Czech linguistics & literature , Charles University, Prague (1998)

    Field of specialisation

    Focus on advanced quantitative methods and longitudinal data analyses. Life-course research, changing family values and dynamics. Sociology of Religion

    Teaching activities

    2009-present, Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Prague, CZ)

    2001 – 2006, Lecturer, Charles University, (Prague, CZ)

    2002 – 2003, Lecturer, University of Bamberg (Bamberg, Germany)

    Foreign scholarships, fellowships or other academic study abroad

    Globalife project, University of Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany (2002-2004)

    Biographic information

    Doc. PhDr. Dana Hamplová, Ph.D. is a senior scientist in the Institute of Sociology, ASCR. She has extensive experience in research, administration, and leading of scientific teams. Her research focuses on social stratification, family behaviors, well-being, and religion.  Currently, she is a representative of the Czech Republic in the International Social Science Program ( and is an external member of the Center on Population Dynamic at McGill University (Canada). Since 2014, she is a member of the Board of Directors of CESSDA, as.

    In 2008, she received the prestigious Otto Wichterle Price for young scientists that is awarded by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. In 2009-2013 she was a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of ESS ( ).

    She authored or co-authored a number of books and her works are published in the top journal of the field such as Demography, Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies or Journal of Comparative Family Studies.

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