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Richard Pokorny

University professor


JUDr., Bc. Richard Pokorný, Ph.D. is a college professor who has been working exclusively in academia since his graduation in 2008. He engages mostly in constitutional law, especially in its theoretical dimension, with a focus on constitutional philosophy, the axiological legitimacy of normativity and its constitutional reflection, the rationalist conception of new naturalism and the theory of public power and human rights. He is a proud graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen.


Until 2013, he worked at the Faculty of Law at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen as an academic staff member in the Department of Constitutional Law, and also as a secretary. In addition to teaching and scientific research, he significantly contributed to the formation of faculty strategic documents (strategic plan and its updating, reaccreditation materials, coordination of project activities, etc.) and was a member of the Academic Senate at the Faculty of Law. During that time, he was also employed as the chief of the Department of Constitutional and International Law at the College of Karlovy Vary. He worked as a thesis opponent at the Metropolitan University Prague until 2015.

This tutor is an author of more than two dozen specialized publications in the form of articles in journals, book chapters, reviews and conference anthologies. He is also an author of more than hundreds of thesis opponent reports (bachelor and master), as well as a co-investigator of a few grants.

As a professor, he appreciates the individual approach, the collegial collaboration with students, the interactive communication, the willingness to work on oneself, creative thinking, the ability to formulate one's opinion, the capacity to seek new solutions and defend them in a fair discussion.

He aims to pass on his experience and knowledge, so students can fulfill their educational and professional objectives, gain an appropriate orientation into issues of study and be able to use the knowledge in their professional lives the best way possible.


“You are not more, neither less than anyone else.“

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