Professional background

Dalibor Kučera is a lecturer and researcher in the fields of general, social, and educational psychology.

Since 2013, he has worked as an assistant professor and researcher at the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Education of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice (Czech Republic). Since 2021 he has been the appointed head of this department.

He earned his Master’s degree in Education at the Faculty of Education of the University of West Bohemia, and his Doctoral degree in General Psychology at the Faculty of Arts of the Masaryk University, where he also obtained his PhDr. title in Psychology.

Research and academic projects

Dalibor Kučera devotes his long-term interest to alternative psychodiagnostic and psychometric approaches, and the field of psychological methodology.

His doctoral thesis was dedicated to the issue of graphometrics – the Emotionality in Handwriting, Interpersonal Characteristics in Handwriting research focusing on the investigation of relationships between the form of hand-written expression and the writers’ personality characteristics, or their emotional experience, specifically via statistic and computer graphometric methods.

Since 2012, he has been concentrating on the area of psychology of language use. In 2016-2018, he was a principal investigator in the three-year-long CPACT project, Computational Psycholinguistic Analysis of Czech Text, supported by the Czech Science Foundation (GACR). In 2020, the J. W. Fulbright Commission awarded him the Fulbright-Masaryk Scholarship for the Personality Processes and Oral Communication project. Apart from the above-mentioned, he focuses on the matter of interpersonal and intrapersonal perception and their social-psychological connections, for example in the Self- and Other- Agreements and Asymmetries project.

Dalibor Kučera is the author of numerous academic publications, including the books of Personality Markers in Text: Application of quantitative psychological-linguistic analysis of written text in personality description, Modern Psychology: Main Fields and Questions of Contemporary Psychological Science and CPACT Reserarch: Computational Psycholinguistic Analysis of Czech Text.