Dr. Wadim Strielkowski (1979) is a Professor at Prague Business School and a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Professor at the North-Caucasus Federal University, an Associate Professor at National Research University "Moscow Power Engineering Institute" and a Honorary Professor at the Ural State Economic University. He holds B.A. and MSc. degrees in Economics (2000 and 2002 respectively) from the Charles University in Prague, MSc. degree in Political economy from the University of Siena (2005), and Ph.D. in Economics (Rural development and Migration) from the National University of Ireland, Galway (2007).
Before taking up his current position(s), he worked as a Research Associate at the Energy Policy Research Group, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, as an Assistant Professor at the Charles University in Prague, as a Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham, and as a Researcher at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He also worked as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Economics and Management, Prague, a Deputy Director for PR and Development at CERGE-EI Prague and a manager of the International Division at the governmental agency Czechtourism.
He conducted consultancy work for the CERGE-EI Prague, Polish Institute of International Affairs, UNESCO, and various projects for EU Commission (most recently, he acted as an Independent host country expert in the Peer Review Mutual Learning Programmes 2012, 2016, and 2017).
In the past, he worked as a researcher and sub-contractor in several EU-funded projects in FP5 and FP6 such as: ISAAC - Integrated e-services for Advanced Access to heritage in Cultural Tourist Destinations (FP6-IST-2006-035130), TTSRL – Transnational Terrorism, Security & the Rule of Law (FP6-CIT5-2006-029091) or IDARI - Integrated Development of Agricultural and Rural Institutions (FP5- QLRT-2001-02718).
He pursues a multi-disciplinary approach with a number of research topics such as energy economics and policy, tourism economics, labour economics, engineering economics, economics of migration, and (most recently) scientometrics, bibliometrics and altmetrics.