Dr Diana Popescu
Department of Political Economy
King’s College London
Bush House (North East Wing)
London WC2B 4BG
Room Number: 7.13 Bush House NE
Office hours: Monday 5-6pm, Friday 1-2pm
Dr Popescu works on distributive justice, recognition theory, and the relation between the two with respect to recognition struggles, disability rights, minority discrimination and social exclusion. She received her PhD from the London School of Economics, where she worked as a Fellow in Government from 2014 until 2017. She is also interested in public policy, and has contributed to projects aimed at assessing progress in combating the social exclusion of the Romani minority within the European Union.
- Introduction to Political Theory
- Advanced Topics in Political Theory
- Ethics and Public Policy
- Key Concepts in Contemporary Political Economy
Current research interest include discrimination theory, post-truth, and applications of recognition struggles to social polarisation.
“Antiziganism, Moral Exclusion and Blaming the Victim", in T. Agarin (ed.), When Stereotype Meets Prejudice: Antiziganism in European Societies (Stuttgart: Ibidem), pp. 173-204.
“The Romanians are coming: Open borders but no exit” (March 2015)
“What we talk about when we talk about post-truth?” (April 2018)