Dr Tereza Vandrovcová
Tereza Vandrovcová, Ph.D. is an academic (teacher and course guarantor) at the University of New York in Prague (UNYP) where she teaches Social Psychology, Sociology and Animals in Human Society: Psychological Perspectives. She also teaches introduction to Animal Studies at the Charles University (Prague) and Masaryk University (Brno). Her research interests include critical animal studies, psychology of meat consumption and sociology of science. In 2011 she published a book called “Animal as an Experimental Object: a Sociological Reflection” (in Czech) and she co-organized the second European Critical Animal Studies Conference in Prague. In 2012 she became the Institute for Critical Animal Studies ‘Tyke Scholar of Year’ and between 2013 and 2015 she was a Regional Director of the Institute for Critical Animal Studies, Europe.
In 2017 she finished her Ph.D. in Sociology from the Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) with thesis called “Animals as Laboratory Objects: Analysis of the Power Discourse.” (in Czech).
She is a co-founder of online vegan-guide called Soucitne.cz, NGO Česká veganská společnost (Czech Vegan Society), collective EACAS (European Association for Critical Animal Studies) and company with limited liability Wealthy life, s.r.o. Within the latter organization she organizes seminars Exkuraci.cz for people addicted to nicotine (being an ex-smoker herself). She is also an activist and spokesperson at NGO Open your eyes (Otevři oči).