Mgr. Linda Hroníková, Ph.D.

Linda HRONÍKOVÁ, assistant professor

Research Area

  • Human Evolution (e. g. Use-wear analysis, Paleoanthropology)

  • Human Biology (e. g. Laterality in Anthropological View, Human Geography, Forensic Anthropology)


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Contact Information and Office Hours

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Work Experience (selection)

  • 2011–present: Academic Employee. Faculty of Humanities at Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic). Since August 2015  Head of the Department of General Anthropology

  • 2009–2011 (plus further external cooperation): Foreign News Desk Editor. Czech News Agency (CTK), Prague (Czech Republic). Collecting information and writing news focused on global politics and diplomacy. Monitoring world's leading media outlets and social media. The area of main interest: southern Europe and Latin America.

  • 2005–2016: seasonal tour guide. National Heritage Institute (NPU), Karlstejn Castle, (Czech Republic). Providing historical and cultural tours in Czech, English and German at a Gothic castle in Central Bohemia.

  • 2002–2009: Lecturer (2002 - 2009) and Deputy Curator (2008 - 2009). Hrdlicka Museum of Man, Faculty of Science at Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic). Preparation and organization of meetings and conferences, giving lectures at the museum, analysing exhibits.


Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague:

  • 2010: Doctor's Degree in Anthropology. Thesis title: The Use- wear Analysis  applied to the Chipped Stone Industry from Bohemian Neolithic Sites Bylany, Miskovice, Mšeno and Tachlovice. Nominee for Bolzano Price, CU in Prague 2010.

  • 2004: Master's Degree in Anthropology (Summa cum laude)

  • 2001: Bachelor's Degree in Humanities

Grants and Institutional Supports (selection)

  • Member of UNCE, CU Research Centre 204004/2012 Nature & Culture: Interaction of cultural and biological evolution in interdisciplinary perspective, involved since 2012

  • GAUK č. 113707, 2008 – co-resolver, title: Use-wear Analysis and its application on stone and bone artifacts

  • Nadace Nadání, Josefa, Marie a Zdeňky Hlávkových, 2005  (Conference at Verona, Italy, travel costs)

  • Nadace Nadání, Josefa, Marie a Zdeňky Hlávkových, 2006 (three- month-research and study at Laboratory for Artefact Studies at Universiteit Leiden, NL – the travel costs)

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