Zuzana Podaná, Ph.D.

Courses Taught
Data Analysis in SPSS I and II
Chapters on Social Deviance
Selective seminars on multidimensional statistical methods and social deviance
Internship academic supervisor

Research Interests
Social deviance & criminology (e.g. juvenile delinquency and victimization, domestic violence, stalking, penology)
Quantitative methodology, data analysis

since 2008 Assistant/Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University
2005-2011 PhD Program in Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University
1998-2005 Master of Arts in Sociology and Logic, Faculty of Arts, Charles University

Participation in Research Projects
– Guidelines of convicted offender assessment by the Prison service of the CR for the purpose of court’s decision about conditional release; Technological Agency of the Czech Republic (2016-2017)
– Youth victimization: Prevalence, forms, and social context; Czech Science Foundation (2014-2017)
– International Self-Report Delinquency Study; ISRD-2, ISRD-3 (since 2006)
– Intimate Partner Violence: Follow-up research to IVAWS 2003; Czech Science Foundation CR (2012-2014)
– AAA-Prevent: Effective Environmental Strategies for the Prevention of Alcohol Abuse among Adolescents in Europe; 7th FP (2010-2012)
– Prevention of Cross-Border Crime Related to Sex-Industry; AGIS (2005-2007)
– International Violence Against Women Survey; Czech Science Foundation (2003-2004)

Academic Stays Abroad
– University of Hamburg (April – August 2008)
– University of New Orleans (August 2004 – June 2005)
– Jagiellonian University in Kraków (October – November 2002)



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