Lecturer in International Relations, University of St Andrews
Dr Mateja Peter is a 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.
- UN peace operations in a multipolar order: building peace through the rule of law and bottom-up approachesOsland, K. M. & Peter, M., 11 Mar 2021, In: Contemporary Security Policy. 42, 2, 14 p.Article › peer-review
- Open accessThe double proximity paradox in peacebuilding: implementation and perception of the EU rule of law mission in KosovoOsland, K. M. & Peter, M., 2019, In: European Security. 28, 4, p. 493-512 20 p.Article › peer-review
- Open accessUnited Nations Peace Operations in a Changing Global OrderPeter, M. (ed.) & de Coning, C. (ed.), 1 Jan 2019, Palgrave Macmillan.Anthology
- Open accessSecuritisation of research: fieldwork under new restrictions in Darfur and MaliPeter, M. & Strazzari, F., 3 Jul 2017, In: Third World Quarterly. 38, 7, p. 1531-1550 20 p.Article › peer-review
- Open accessBetween doctrine and practice: The UN peacekeeping dilemmaPeter, M., Aug 2015, In: Global Governance. 21, 3, p. 351-370 20 p.Article › peer-review