Workplace
    Masaryk University
    Faculty of Social Studies
    Joštova 10
    Brno 602 00
    Czech Republic
    tel. 00420 549494025
    fax: 00420 549491920
    email: katrnak@fss.muni.cz
Employment position
  • Associate Professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2009: doc. Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Sociology
  • 2002: Ph.D Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Sociology
  • 1999: M.A. Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Sociology
Pedagogical Activities
  • Sociology of Stratification and Inequality
  • Class Analysis
  • Social Mobility
  • Categorical Data Analysis in Sociology
  • Social Statistics
Scientific and Research Activities
  • 2008-2010: Class Structure and Social Mobility in the Czech Republic, 1989-2009
  • 2005-2007: Marriage Market in Czech Population
  • 2003-2004: Socioeconomic Inequality, Social Classes and Social Mobility
  • 2002-1999: The Cultural Reproduction of Working Class
  • 1998: Main Economic and Social Effects of Social Security Transformation
  • 1997: Anomie and Religiousness
Extra-University Activities
  • Member of International Sociological Association, Research Committee 28 on Social stratification amd Mobility
  • Member of International Sociological Association, Committee on Family Research
Presentations in Conferences
  • 2010: Universität Mannheim, Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung – MZES, title of presentation:: "Trends in Social Fluidity between 1989 and 2009: cohort or period effects?", Mannheim 15.11-17.11.
  • 2010: ECSR/QMSS2/TransEurope, title of presentation: "Determinants of Occupational Mobility in the Czech Republic Between 1989 and 2009" (co-author Laura Fónadová), Bamberg 30.9-2.10.
  • 2009: European Science Foundation: TransEurope Workshop, title of presentation: "Trends in Social Fluidity in the Czech Republic between 1989 and 2009", Tallin 4.9-5.9.
  • 2009: International Sociological Association, Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC 28), title of presentation: "Age, Period and Cohorts in Social Fluidity in the Czech Republic between 1989 and 2009", New Heaven 3.8-6.8.
  • 2008: International Sociological Association, Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC 28), title of presentation: "The Relationship between Educational Mobility and Educational Homogamy" (co-author Petr Fučík), Firenze 15.5-17.5.
  • 2008: MPU MU and FSS, title of presentation: "Trends in Social Stratification and Political Participation in the Czech Republic", Brno 25.4.
  • 2007: European Science Foundation: Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences, title of presentation:: "Educational Assortative Mating in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary between 1976 and 2003", Prague 21.7-23.7.
  • 2007: International Sociological Association, Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC 28), title of presentation:: "Does age homogamy influence educational homogamy? The case of the Czech Republic, 1994-2004", Brno 24.5-27.5.
  • 2006: FSS MU and IVRIS, title of presentation: (co-author Petr Mareš) "Educational Aspiration and Reasons for Parents' Expected Education from Children", Brno 9.11-10.11
  • 2006: FSS MU and IVRIS, title of presentation: (co-author Petr Mareš) "The Employed and the Unemployed in the Czech Labour Market between 1998 and 2004", Brno 9.11-10.11
  • 2006: Czech Association of Pedagogic Reseach, title of presentation:: "Qualitative Reaserch and the Relationship between Blue-Collar Workers and School", Pilsen 6.9-7.9.
  • 2006: European Consortium for Sociological Research, title of presentation:: "Does the Relationship between Educational Mobility and Educational Homoagamy exist?", Prague 1.9-3.9.
  • 2006: International Sociological Association, Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC 28), title of presentation: "Is there a Relationship between Social Mobility and Educational Homogamy?" (co-author Petr Fučík), Nijmegen 11.5-14.5.
  • 2005: International Sociological Association, Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC 28), title of presentation: "Trends in Educational Homogamy in Central European Countries, 1976-2003", Oslo 5.5-8.5.
  • 2004: Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Science, title of presentation: "Trends in Educational Assortative Mating in V4 Countries, 1988-2000" (co-authors Martin Kreidl, Laura Fónadová), Prague 10.5-12.5
  • 2004: International Sociological Association, Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC 28), title of presentation: "Educational Assortative Mating under Conditions of Growing Uncertainty: the Case of Central Europe, 1988-2000" (co-authors Martin Kreidl, Laura Fónadová), Neuchatel 7.5-9.5.
  • 2004: Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Science, title of presentation: "Trends in Educational Assortative Mating in Czech Society, 1988-2000" (co-authors Martin Kreidl, Laura Fónadová), Prague 4.4
  • 2003: European Population Conference, title of presentation: "Determinants of the Fall in the Marriage Rate in the 1990s in the Czech Republic" Warsaw 26.8-30.8
  • 2002: School of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Youth, Children and Family in the Time of Transformation, title of presentation: "Předurčeni k manuální práci: kulturní reprodukce dělníků" Medlov 19.9-21.9
  • 2000: XXXVIIth International Seminar of Center on Family Relations, title of presentation: "The Marriage Squeeze and the Decline in the Number of Marriages in the Czech Republic in the 1990s", Uppsala 20.6-23.6
  • 2000: Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik, Inclusion and Exclusion in Contemporary European Societies, Dubrovnik 10.4-14.4

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