Dr. Denisa Hejlova

Denisa
Hejlova

Marketing Communication and Public Relations. Charles University Head of Dept. and Researcher

About Me

Denisa Hejlova, Ph.D. (previously named Kasl Kollmannova) is a leading Czech scholar and communication consultant. She focuses on research, education and practice in public relations, public affairs, trust management or fashion marketing.

MEET ME AT EUPRERA 2017 presenting research about propaganda in 1980s Czechoslovakia 

Since 2011, Denisa Hejlova is heading the department of Marketing Communication and PR at the Charles University in Prague, one of the most-wanted study programs in the Czech Republic. Before she has served as a Vice-dean for PR or as a PR manager at the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From August – December 2014, Denisa was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York.

Besides her professional carrier, Denisa is also active in the public sphere, she’s popularizing science, gives many expert opinions or interviews and she’s also launched the biggest Czech campaign for banning smoking in restaurants and public spaces. Denisa was granted Japan Foundation Scholarship in 2011 to research the change of corporate communication after tsunami and in 2014 Fulbright-Masaryk Scholarship to research public relations and public affairs in the U.S. at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York. In 2017, she was awarded Longlife Achievement Award by the Association of Public Relations Agencies for her contribution to the development and cultivating of PR in the Czech Republic.