Jiří Lach (born October 21, 1971) is full professor of history (promoted November 1, 2015).
He holds doctorate (Ph.D.) in political science, second doctorate (habilitation) in history.
He completed his M.A. studies in political science and history (Palacký University Olomouc, 1996) and sociology (Central European University in Prague).
He has long-term teaching experience at Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic (since 2000).
He has taught as Fulbright Scholar at USMA West Point, NY, USA (spring semester 2003), as Louis Brown Fellow at Valdosta State University, GA, USA and J. G. Herder Professor at Friedrich-Schiller Universität in Jena, Germany (academic year 2008-2009).
He serves as dean of Faculty of Arts, Palacký University (PU) since 2010, but participatesin teaching at Department of Politics and European Studies (PU) and publishes actively on Czech and European historiography, Postwar European History and Czech History.
He hasactively participated at numerous international projects, grants and conferences, including 20th International Congress of Historical Sciences (Sydney, Australia, 2005), most recently at international conferences in Poland and Slovakia (October 2016).