Matěj Jungwirth graduated from the School of Public & International Affairs at Princeton University with Master in Public Affairs degree in June 2019. Previously, he earned his B.A. from Beloit College, USA, in international relations and comparative literature. While completing his undergraduate degree, he studied in Amman, Jordan, at American University in Washington, D.C., and at the University of Cyprus.
His senior honors thesis explored the issues of political (mis)representation and agency of displaced Azeris and Palestinians. After graduation, he returned to the Czech Republic to work as a foreign policy adviser to Czech Senator Václav Láska and as a programme coordinator of the Ecology and Foreign Policy programs at the Prague office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation.
In the summer of 2018, he interned with Caucasus Resource Research Center – Armenia, an Armenian social survey research outfit, where he carried out data analysis, assisted with research design and drafted output reports. He also worked as data analyst with STEM Institute for Empirical research in Prague.
He is also an analyst with the Association for International Affairs (AMO).