Kříž Zdeněk

Assoc. prof. Zdeněk Kříž, PhD., born 1972. Graduated in political science and history at the Faculty of Arts at Masaryk University. He became associate professor of political sciences in 2006, based on his habilitation thesis “End of Germany as a civilian power? Germany’s out-of-area operations during the red-green coalition of 1998-2005.” He specializes in international relations, international security organizations, German and Czech security policies, civilian and democratic control of armed forces, and the history of armed conflicts. In 2010 and 2011 he was part of the Czech Defense Minister’s expert team producing the White Paper on the Defense of the Czech Republic 2011.