SCGA Team: Mateja Peter

Mateja Peter

Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University of St Andrews

Dr Mateja Peter is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at University of St Andrews, where she directs the Centre for Global Law and Governance.

After completing her PhD, she held fellowships at research institutes in Washington, Berlin, and Oslo. Dr Peter works at the intersection of international relations and law, researching on global governance and international organisations, peace operations and peacebuilding.

She is currently acting as a research lead on a multi-partner PeaceRep project looking at non-Western approaches to conflict management, funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. Previously, she led a major project providing research support to the UN High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations. She has extensive field experience and has recently done work in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Darfur.

Dr Peter is the editor of United Nations Peace Operations in a Changing Global Order (2019, Palgrave) and is currently finalising a book on international authority in statebuilding.

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