Renata Salecl

Professor Renata Salecl is a Professor of Psychology/Psychoanalyis and Law at Birkbeck, University of London. Professor Salecl studied philosophy and sociology at the University of Ljubljana, where she worked Senior Researcher at the Institute of Criminology in the Faculty of Law. Professor Salecl has been visiting professor at several universities including the New School for Social Research in New York, the Cardozo School of Law in New York, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Humbolt University in Berlin. She was also a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin. She was Centennial Professor at the department of law at the London School of Economics (LSE) and is now visiting professor at the LSE's BIOS Centre for the Study of Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Society, as well as visiting professor at the School of Law at the Birkbeck College in London. In April 2000 she joined the Law Department at the London School of Economics as Centennial Professor. Her publications include Discipline as the Condition of Freedom (1991), Why do we Obey Power? Social Control Ideology and Ideological Fantasies (1993), The Spoils of Freedom (1994), (Per)versions of Love and Hate (1998), Art and Catastrophe (2002), The Exposure of Privacy in Today's Culture (2002), On Anxiety (2004) and Choice (2010).