Dr. Jakub Drápal

Dr. Jakub Drápal is an Assistant Professor (on leave) at Charles University’s Faculty of Law and a researcher at the Czech Academy of Sciences. Currently, he is a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at Leiden University (until fall 2024), specializing in sentencing and penal policy in Central and Eastern Europe. His research uniquely blends legal, criminological, and empirical perspectives. He studied law at Charles University and criminology at the University of Cambridge.