Alexandru Popescu

Training and professional activities

1988 MD University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest

1992-1994 Oxford Theology Exchange Programme, University of Oxford

1994 MA/Postgraduate Diploma, Child Psychotherapy, Tavistock Clinic, London

2001 DPhil, University of Oxford

2008 UNICON Oxford University NHS Teachers’ Course

2008 Learning and Teaching for Medical Teachers Diploma, Oxford Learning Institute

2022 Postgraduate Diploma in Psycho-Spiritual Care, Brookes University, Oxford


Current appointments

Community Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Oxford Health

Pastoral Associate, Balliol College, University of Oxford


Previous appointments

1990-1991 Parliamentary Consultant, Health Commission, Romanian Senate

1990-1991 Deputy Director, Bioethics Lab, National Institute of Hygiene & Public Health, Bucharest

1993-1994 Visiting Research Scholar, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles

1994-1997 Devorguilla Scholarship, Balliol College, University of Oxford

1997-2001 Church Mission Society Scholarship

2016-2017 Tyler Research Fellow, UTAS, Australia

2014-2016 Senior Research Associate, Balliol College



Petre Țuțea: Between Sacrifice and Suicide, Ashgate, 2004


Contributions to reference books

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, 3rd ed., Oxford University Press, 1997

Eastern Christianity, The Cambridge History of Christianity, Vol.5, Cambridge University Press, 2006

Tyler Collection of Romanian and Modern Art ( )