Curriculum vitae

Name, first names, scientific degrees
  • Peter Spáč, Ph.D.
  • Department of Political Science
    Faculty of Social Studies
    Masaryk University
Function, current position
  • Associate Professor
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2012: Ph.D., Political Science, FSS MU
  • 2011: M.A., Law and Legal Science, PrF MU
  • 2008: M.A., Political Science, FSS MU
Professional experience
  • since 2019: Department of Political Science, Masaryk University, Associate Professor
  • 2012-2019: Department of Political Science, Masaryk University, Assistant Professor
  • since 2012: International Institute of Political Science, research fellow
  • 2010-2011: Institute for Comparative Political Reserach, researcher
Research activities
  • How to Study Politics
  • Statistical Reasoning in Social Sciences
  • Slovak Politics
  • Quantitative Approaches in Political Science
  • Electoral Engineering
  • Methodology in the Research of Security
Other academic activities, research projects, grants
  • Since 2019 - member of FSS MU Academic Senate
Major publications
  • NEMČOK, Miroslav, Olivera KOMAR, Nemanja BATRIĆEVIĆ, Michal TÓTH a Peter SPÁČ. The role of ethnicity in the perception of pork barrel politics : Evidence from a survey experiment in Slovakia. Politics. London: SAGE Publications, 2021, roč. 41, č. 2, s. 257-275. ISSN 0263-3957. doi:10.1177/0263395720920089. URL info
  • NEMČOK, Miroslav a Peter SPÁČ. The Rise and Sustainability of Party Leaders in Slovakia : Robert Fico and Mikuláš Dzurinda. In Sergiu Gherghina. Party Leaders in Eastern Europe : Personality, Behavior and Consequences. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. s. 241-264. Palgrave Studies in Political Psychology. ISBN 978-3-030-32024-9. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-32025-6_11. URL info
  • RYBÁŘ, Marek a Peter SPÁČ. Social Origin Is No Destiny : Background, Institutionalization, and Electoral Performance of New Political Parties in Slovakia. East European Politics and Societies : and Cultures. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, 2020, roč. 34, č. 3, s. 637-662. ISSN 0888-3254. doi:10.1177/0888325419891222. URL info
  • NEMČOK, Miroslav, Peter SPÁČ a Petr VODA. The role of partisan cues on voters’ mobilization in a referendum. Contemporary politics. Abingdon: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019, roč. 25, č. 1, s. 11-28. ISSN 1356-9775. doi:10.1080/13569775.2018.1543753. URL info
  • NEMČOK, Miroslav a Peter SPÁČ. Referendum as a Party Tool : The Case of Slovakia. East European Politics and Societies. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, 2019, roč. 33, č. 3, s. 755-777. ISSN 0888-3254. doi:10.1177/0888325418800551. článek v databázi SAGE info
  • SPÁČ, Peter. Slovakia : continuation of electoral earthquakes. In Lorenzo De Sio; Mark Franklin; Luana Russo. The European Parliament Elections of 2019. Roma: Luiss University Press, 2019. s. 239-244. ISBN 978-88-6105-411-0. book - free access info
  • JUSKO, Jakub, Peter SPÁČ a Petr VODA. Meno ako výhoda? Experimentálny výskum zameraný na efekt poradia na listine. Sociológia - Slovak Sociological Review. Bratislava: Sociologický ústav SAV, 2019, roč. 51, č. 4, s. 339-366. ISSN 0049-1225. doi:10.31577/sociologia.2019.51.4.16. článek - open access info
  • SPÁČ, Peter, Petr VODA a Jozef ZAGRAPAN. Does the freedom of information law increase transparency at the local level? Evidence from a field experiment. Government Information Quarterly. Elsevier, 2018, roč. 35, č. 3, s. 408-417. ISSN 0740-624X. doi:10.1016/j.giq.2018.05.003. text v databázi elsevier info
  • SPÁČ, Peter, Petr VODA, Stanislav BALÍK a Michal PINK. Politika vykrmování na regionální úrovni : Případ dotací pro obce ve Středočeském kraji. Sociologický časopis. Praha: Akademie věd ČR, Sociologický ústav, 2018, roč. 54, č. 4, s. 499-528. ISSN 0038-0288. doi:10.13060/00380288.2018.54.4.412. článek info
  • RYBÁŘ, Marek, Peter SPÁČ, Petr VODA a Miroslav NEMČOK. Po stopách politického zemětřesení : Parlamentní volby na Slovensku v roce 2016. Brno: Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury a Masarykova univerzita, 2017. 183 s. Politologická řada, svazek č. 64. ISBN 978-80-7325-444-5. info
  • SPÁČ, Peter, Petr VODA a Jozef ZAGRAPAN. Abeceda ako nástroj úspechu. Prípad regionálnych volieb na Slovensku. Sociológia - Slovak Sociological Review. Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied, 2016, roč. 48, č. 1, s. 71-90. ISSN 0049-1225. URL info
  • SPÁČ, Peter. The Role of Ballot Ranking: Preferential Voting in a Nationwide Constituency in Slovakia. East European Politics & Societies. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications Inc., 2016, roč. 30, č. 3, s. 644-663. ISSN 0888-3254. doi:10.1177/0888325416631802. info
  • SPÁČ, Peter. For the Game, for the Loyal Partisans: Distribution of Sport Grants in Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Policy. CESES FSV UK, 2016, roč. 10, č. 1, s. 12-21. ISSN 1802-4866. doi:10.1515/cejpp-2016-0020. info
  • SPÁČ, Peter. Pork Barrel Politics in a Coalition Government Environment and the Effect of Grants on the Reelection of Local Incumbents: Evidence from Slovakia. Politologický časopis / Czech Journal of Political Science. Brno: Mezinárodní politologický ústav FSS MU, 2016, roč. 23, č. 3, s. 251-271. ISSN 1211-3247. doi:10.5817/PC2016-3-251. info
  • SPÁČ, Peter a Sergiu GHERGHINA. Democratising Candidate Selection in Romania and Slovakia. In Giulia Sandri, Antonella Sedonne, Fulvio Venturino. Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective. Burlington: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. s. 145-160. ISBN 978-1-4724-5038-8. info


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