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Dr Alica Kizekova

Level 4, Building 1a, Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University

Professional biography

Dr. Alica Kizekova is a Teaching Fellow at Faculty of Society & Design. She also works as a Senior Researcher at the Institute of International Relations Prague in the Czech Republic. Previously, she worked as an Adviser to the Speaker of Chamber of Deputies at the Czech Parliament in Prague, a Head of Department at Metropolitan University Prague, an Assistant Professor at Mendel University in Brno in the Czech Republic, and a Visiting Associate Fellow at the Centre for Multilateralism Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She has also worked as a Ministerial Adviser as well as the Slovak National Contact Point for the EU communitary program in the sphere of eGovernment. Alica holds a master’s degree in international relations and diplomacy from Matej Bel University in Slovakia and a PhD Degree by Research in international relations from Bond University. Her research interests include Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Russian and Chinese regional politics, Central Europe, regionalism and great power relations in the Greater Central Asia and the Indo-Pacific, multitrack diplomacy, security and soft balancing. She is the author of Soft Balancing in the Indo-Asia-Pacific: from ASEAN to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (Routledge, Forthcoming).

Professional admissions

  • EISA
  • IPSA
  • ISA



  • Masters of International Relations and Diplomacy, University of Matej Bel (Banska Bystrica, Slovakia)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (International Relations), Bond University