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Renata Salecl is a philosopher, researcher, and legal theorist.

She is Professor of Psychology/Psychoanalysis and Law at the School of Law, Birkbeck, University of London. Salecl is also a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana and a recurring visiting professor at Cardozo School of Law, New York. In the past, she also taught at Humboldt University, Berlin, and Duke University, Durham. Her work focuses on bringing together law, criminology, and psychoanalysis. Salecl is the author of numerous papers in scholarly journals and periodicals; her book-length publications include: Tyranny of Choice (2010); On Anxiety (2004); (Per)versions of Love and Hate (1998); and The Spoils of Freedom: Psychoanalysis and Feminism After the Fall of Socialism (1994). Salecl lives and works in London and Ljubljana.