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Dan Petrosian is a Visiting Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology at the University of Westminster. He holds a BA (Hons) in Criminal Justice from the University of Westminster and an MA (Res) in Criminology from the University of Kent at Canterbury. He has formerly worked at various research organisations and the Crown Prosecution Service in Hertfordshire.


He is teaching/has taught on the following modules to date:

- BA Sociology (L3): Sociological Foundations: Society, Risk and Crime

- BA Criminology (L3): Crime and Society

- BA Criminology (L4): The Criminological Imagination

- BA Criminology (L4): Researching Crime and Justice

- BA Criminology (L6): Psychology, Crime and the Popular Imagination


As a Critical Criminologist and Data Activist, Dan's main research interests are in the fields of Progressive Social Movements, Video Activism, Right-Wing Populism and Post-Truth Politics. He is currently writing a PhD thesis at the University of Westminster titled:

"Progressive Social Movements: Video activism practices in challenging xeno-racist discourses on immigration"


For details of all my research outputs, visit my WestminsterResearch profile.