Faculty of Social
and Economic Sciences
Comenius University Bratislava

Radomír Masaryk

doc. PhDr. Radomír Masaryk, PhD. - professor

Social Psychology, Marketing Psychology, Health Psychology

Academic Degrees

  • 2000 Comenius University Bratislava, Faculty of Arts – Psychology (Mgr.)
  • 2004 Comenius University Bratislava, Faculty of Arts – Social Psychology (PhDr.)
  • 2005 Comenius University Bratislava, Faculty of Education – Educational Psychology (PhD.)
  • 2019 Comenius University Bratislava, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences – Social and Work Psychology (doc.)

Practice and Work Experience

Since 2001 – Comenius University Bratislava: Doctoral Candidate, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Since 1996 – Freelance Translator, Interpreter & Consultant
2011-2016 – Slovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Experimental Psychology: Researcher

Research Projects

  • Discerning Trustworthy News in Secondary School Students: The Relationship Among Conspiracy Beliefs, Scientific Literary and Authoritarianism (VEGA) - 2019-2022
  • Using Technologies in Schools (Microsoft, ÚIPŠ, Edulab) – 2009-2014
  • Social Influences on Individual Decision-Making (VEGA) – 2012-2016
  • Quality of Sexual Life (Pfizer) – 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012
  • Quality of Life with Epilepsy (GlaxoSmithKline)- 2011
  • Writing „Introduction to Social Psychology“ (KEGA) – 2010
  • Early Career Grant (Comenius University) – 2004, 2006

Membership in Academic and Professional Organizations

  • The Slovak Association for Critical Psychology (SAKP) - Chair
  • The Slovak Association for the Teaching of Psychology (SAUP) - Committee Member
  • The Slovak Association of Translators and Interpreters (SAPT) - Accredited Member
  • The International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP) - Committee Member
  • The European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) – Member & 2020 Conference Chair
  • The European Association of Communication Professionals in Higher Education (EUPRIO) - Member

Current Courses

General Psychology II., Social Psychology, Psychological Aspects of Sexual Behavior, Contemporary Social Psychology, Educational and School Psychology, Practical Environmental Education

Past Courses

History of Psychology, Academic Skills, Methods of Marketing Communication Psychology, Practical Marketing Psychology, Focus Groups as a Research Method

Selected Publications


  • MASARYK, R., PETRJÁNOŠOVÁ, M., LÁŠTICOVÁ, B., KUGLEROVÁ, N., & STAINTON-ROGERS, W. (2019). A story of great expectations. Qualitative research in psychology in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 16, 3, 336-353.
  • MASARYK, R., SOKOLOVÁ, L., KÉNESY TÚNYIOVÁ, M. (2018). Academic Self-Concept and the Use of Tablet Technologies in Czech and Slovak Schools. Studia Psychologica, 60, 3, 167-182.
  • HATOKOVÁ, M., MASARYK, R., TÚNYIOVÁ, M (2018). How Slovak mothers view child vaccination: Focus group analysis. Československá psychologie, 62, 1, 101-118
  • MASARYK, R., HATOKOVÁ, M. (2017). Qualitative inquiry into reasons why vaccination messages fail. Journal of Health Psychology, 22, 14, 1880–1888.
  • BAŠNÁKOVÁ, J., BREZINA, I., MASARYK, R. (2016). Dimensions of culture: The case of Slovakia as an outlier in Hofstede's research. Československá psychologie, 60, 1, 13-25.