Mgr. Radovan DLUHÝ-SMITH


Tel.: +420 777171677


Office hours

Scheduled by e-mail

Courses taught

Development of Latin America
Development Theories
Effective Communication


University of Vienna, Austria.
Ph.D. in International Development – current

Southern Oregon University, United States.
M.A. in Management and Non-profit Certificate for Managers, 2004-2006.
Awards: Nominated for the Chancellor’s List 2005-2006

University of California, Santa Cruz, United States. 1994-1998.
B.A. in Global Economics and Environmental Studies
Awards: Phi Beta Kappa and Honors in Environmental Studies


The benefits of urban farms in Havana, Cuba. Research Project 2013

Analysis of UNIDO’s Organizational Culture. Master’s Thesis. Southern Oregon University. 2006.

Traditional vs Commercial Agriculture Practices in Oaxaca Mexico: Effects on Local Economy and Environment. Bachelor’s thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz. 1997.

Land Tenure in the Province of Azuay, Cuenca, Ecuador: How Colonial Patterns of Land Distrubution Impact Regional Land Tenure.  University of California, Santa Cruz 1994.

Professional Experience

Lecturer of Development Studies: Department of International Development
Studies, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. 2008 – present. Graduate level courses:
– Global Development Theories and Post-Development
– Development/Post-Development Opportunities in Latin America
– Effective Leadership
– Business and Organization Management

Project Manager: Judicial Academy. Kromeriz, Czech Republic. Manager of a European project on restructuring and increasing the efficiency of the Czech justice system. I oversee the evaluation of process management, organizational structures, human resource management and modern technologies at the Czech district courts. 2012 – present.

Lecturer: Judicial Academy. Kromeriz, Czech Republic. Trainer of judges, state prosecutors and the judicial staff in managerial skills: process management, strategic planning, effective communication. 2012 – present.  

E.U. Development Coordinator: Olomouc Region Authority – E.U.. Brussels, Belgium. Responsible for inter-regional European development and coordination. Facilitated development of the region through infrastructural projects, opportnities for SMEs and educational exchanges. I prepared, planned and carried out evaluations of EU funded projects and programmes in the region. In addition, I prepared reports on findings and oversaw the follow-up to the evaluations with regional leaders. 2009 – 2012.

International Liaison: Olomouc Region Authority. Olomouc, Czech Republic. Managed international cooperation between Olomouc region and other regions worldwide to facilitate economic and cultural exchange and development. 2008.

Consultant: U.N. Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, Austria. Responsible for country program analyses and briefing notes for Europe and Central Asia Bureau. I analyzed the countries’ strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and recommended areas for possible future projects. 2007.

Intern: U.N. Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, Austria. Assisted with both substantive and administrative projects of Europe and Central Asia Bureau. In addition, I worked on my Master´s Thesis. 2006.

Board Member: UNA-USA Southern Oregon, Ashland, Oregon, U.S. Coordinated regional activities and organized a conference to celebrate the 60th annivErsary of the U.N. 2005-2006.

Development Coordinator: La Frente Indigena, Oaxaca, Mexico. Planned and led a six month reforestation project in the hills of an indigenous community. Successfully negotiated with local