Petr Drulák

Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

Professor Petr Drulák, Ph.D. (1972) is the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in France (since February 2017). From 2014 to 2015 he had a position of the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and from 2015 to 2016 he was the Political Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In past he had worked as a director of the Institute of International Relations in Prague. Since 2012 he has been a professor of political science at Charles University, Prague. Among his research interests belong political theories, European integration and theories of international relations. During his rich academic career Petr Drulák has published many research articles in international journals (EJIR, JEPP, JIRD, Osteuropa) and books (Regional and International Relations of Central Europe, Palgrave, 2012; The Return of Geopolitics in Europe?, Cambridge University Press, 2012). In Czech language he wrote couple of textbooks and books, the latest one is Politika nezájmu: Česko a Západ v krizi, SLON, 2012. Nowadays, he actively contributes to Czech newspapers and media.