Lucia HUSENICOVA, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Banksa Bystrica
Fields of research:
North Korean system and foreign policy • Security in East Asia • Politics in East Asia • Chinese foreign and security policy • IR theories – liberalism
Lucia Husenicová is lecturer at the Department of Security studies at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations at the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. She is also a director of Institute of Asian Studies. She received her PhD in international relations in 2009 with the dissertation thesis “North Korea as a Geopolitical Focus”. Nowadays she teaches optional course on the security in East Asia and compulsory course related to the development of IR theories. In 2007, she was a visiting researcher at the United National University – Comparative Regional Integration Studies in Bruges, Belgium. In July 2009, she participated in a workshop organized by the Korean Foundation in cooperation with the Hanyang University in Seoul. From February to August 2010 she was a visiting researcher of the Sogag University, Seoul with a support of the Korean Foundation scholarship. In September-October 2012 she participated in an international program at the Lanzhou University organized by the Foreign Affairs Office of Gansu Provincial Government. In 2013, she took part in a two-week-long workshop for the CEE professionals in Beijing, organized by the Chinese Foreign Affairs University.