Jan Hron

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Jan Hron (born 1941) is a Czech agroscientist, University Professor and former Rector of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS).

Biography[edit]

Hron was born on September 17, 1941; he is married and has two children. Former Rector of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS) and now again Dean of the Faculty of Economics & Management (CULS)

Education[edit]

  • 1955–1959 High School of Agricultural Technology in Klatovy – Czech Republic
  • 1959–1964 Graduate Studies at the University of Agriculture Prague, Faculty of Economics & Management, concluded with the title Ing.
  • 1969 Received academic title CSc (Candidate of Science). Theme of scientific dissertation: “Qualified management models in agricultural enterprises”.
  • 1977 Received academic title Docent (Associated Professor). Theme of the nomination dissertation: “Analysis and projects for organisational systems in agricultural enterprises”.
  • 1988 Received academic title DrSc (Doctor of Sciences) from the University of Economics Prague. Theme of scientific dissertation: “Organisational systems in agricultural enterprises”.
  • 1989 Received academic title Professor, University of Agriculture Prague

Professional career[edit]

  • 1977–1988 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Faculty of Economics & Management, CUA Prague
  • 1984 – Present Head of Department of Management, Faculty of Economics & Management, CUA Prague
  • 1985–1989 Vice Dean for science and research, Faculty of Economics & Management, CUA Prague
  • 1989–Present Professor, Department of Management, Faculty of Economics & Management, CUA Prague
  • 1990–1991 Vice Rector for Science and Research, CUA Prague
  • 1991–1994 Dean of Faculty of Economics & Management, CUA Prague
  • 1994–2000 Rector of CUA Prague
  • 2000–2003 Dean of Faculty of Economics & Management, CUA Prague
  • 2003–2009 Rector of CUA Prague (as of 1.1.2007 Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, CULS Prague)
  • 2010–Present Dean of Faculty of Economics & Management, CULS Prague

Memberships[edit]

Scientific Boards, Societies, Conferences, Associations

  • President of Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Head of subject areas economics, management, sociology and informatics sections).
  • Member in more than 12 HEI Scientific Boards across the Czech Republic
  • Member of Editorial Board in Czech scientific periodical “Agricultural Economics”; & “Blue Rose” - IBM
  • Member of the Rectors Conference of the Czech Republic.
  • Member of the Czech Association for research and application of case studies
  • Member of Engineering Academy of Czech republic
  • Member of World Association for Case Method Research & Case Method Application (WACRA)
  • Member of European Association for International Education
  • Member and contact person in Czech Republic of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE)
  • Member of Accreditation Commission for Economics in HEI Czech Republic
  • Member of Academic Conference of the Czech Academy of Science
  • Member of Advisory Board to the Ministry of Agriculture Czech Republic
  • Member of more than 10 Scientific Commissions & Foundations throughout the Czech Republic and Europe

Publications[edit]

352 scientific and scholarly works, including 63 research papers, 45 textbooks and lecture notes and 38 international titles.

Honorary Degrees[edit]

  • 1994 Honorary doctor degree from University of Plymouth, UK
  • 1995 Honorary doctor degree from Agrarian University Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 1996 Ministry of Education and Sports of Czech Republic National Award
  • 2001 Honorary doctor degree from Agricultural University Nitra, Slovakia
  • 2002 Honorary doctor degree from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
  • 2005 Honorary doctor degree from National University Ucayali, Peru
  • 2005 Honorary doctor degree from Peruvian Union University, Peru
  • 2005 Honorary doctor degree from The Royal Scientific Society, Jordan

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