Meet Our Researchers

Gábor Héra

Gábor Héra, PhD, is a researcher and a sociologist. He investigates the manifestations of discrimination, prejudice and hate crimes against the Roma minority. As founder and lead researcher of HOLO, he is responsible for the planning, the monitoring and the implementation of project evaluations, especially in the field of social integration. During the completion of the over 60 works of research he has conducted in the past 24 years, he has gained not only theoretical but also practical insights into the nature of social exclusion and discrimination. He was a lecturer of methodology courses at four different universities for 10 years, currently he teaches at the NKE Doctoral School of Police Science and Law Enforcement in Budapest. He is the co-author of the textbook “Methodology – Introduction to the research of social phenomena”, that was published for the third time in 2015. He supports several national and international programs as a researcher and works at the Foresee Research Group. 

Vendula Divišová

Vendula Divišová works as a researcher at the Centre for Security and Military Strategic Studies at the University of Defence in Brno, Czech Republic. In 2020, she graduated from the doctoral program in Political Science (subfield Security and Strategic Studies) at Masaryk University in Brno. Her research interests include political extremism and radicalism, football-related violence, crime control and criminal justice and security policy.

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