Peter Lentini

Assoc Professor

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Dr Pete Lentini (BA, Political Science and Russian, University of Rhode Island 1988; PhD, Institute of Russian and East European Studies, Glasgow University 1997) is currently Deputy Head of the School of the Political and Social Inquiry, Co-Convenor of the Global Terrorism Research Unit, Convenor of the Master of Counter-Terrorism Studies program and a Senior Lecturer in Politics.

Since 2002, Pete has held major School, Faculty and University administrative positions including:

  • Head, School of Political and Social Inquiry (2004)
  • Interim Head, Communications (2004)
  • Interim Head, Anthropology (2004)
  • Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Arts (2002-2003)
  • Member, Committee of Associate Deans Research (2002-2003)
  • Member, Dean of Arts Advisory Committee (2002-2003, 2004)
  • Member, Establishment Group and Advisory Committee, Monash Institute for the Study of Global Movements (2002-2004)

Pete grew up in Johnston, Rhode Island, USA. While pursuing his undergraduate degree at the University of Rhode Island he was a study abroad student in Scotland at Stirling University (1984-85) and Glasgow University (1986-87). Before taking up his appointment at Monash University in August 1994 he taught at the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, Birmingham University (1992-93) and the Department of Sociology, Central European University, Prague Campus (1993-94)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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