Professor, University of Bucharest
Honorary Consul of Mongolia in Romania
The research fields are mainly the matrimonial alliance with the medieval Mongols, the marriage ritual with the Mongol ethnic groups in the 19th century, Mongolian and Siberian shamanism, the symbolism of colors and figures in the Altaic world.
Consul Pop is the former head of the Center for Oriental Studies "Mircea Eliade", presently associate professor at the University of Bucharest. Visiting Professor at EPHE (Paris) and National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO), Paris. Since 1999, Mongolia’s Honorary Consul in Romania.