I am a social scientist working at the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of West Bohemia, Plzeň, Czech Republic. This website is dedicated to my research, teaching and enthusiasm in such areas as Cultural Evolution, Cognitive Science of Religion, Computational Social Science and Digital Humanities.
In March 2019, I successfully defended my PhD dissertation entitled “Tracing the Origins of Eucharistic Magic: On the Role of Cognitive Attraction in the Cultural Transmission of Collective Rituals” (available from here and here). I pursued my doctoral studies under a cotutelle agreement between the University of Helsinki, Finland and Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. My supervisors were Risto Uro, István Czachesz and Dalibor Papoušek.
In the past, I had the pleasure to be a part of two amazing interdisciplinary projects: