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About Peter J Dean

Peter J Dean holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in history and a Graduate Diploma of Education from The University of Newcastle. He completed his PhD at the University of New South Wales.
Peter’s major teaching and research interests are in military history and defence studies. He is the author of The Architect of Victory: The Military Career of Lieutenant-General Sir Frank Horton Berryman, 1894-1981, Cambridge University Press, and he is currently working on a history of the Australian-American military relationship in the South West Pacific 1942-1945 which is being funding through a United States Studies Centre (USSC)Grant. As part of the this project Peter is a Research Associate at the USSC at University of Sydney in 2011, was a visiting scholar at Georgetown University and the Australian Defence Force Academy, UNSW. Peter is a contributing editor to the journal, Global War Studies and a peer review editor for Cambridge University Press and Murdoch Press. Peter has also been the recipient of two Australian Army History Unit Scholarships which facilitated overseas research in London, Paris, New York and Washington D.C. In 2005 he was the Sky News Australia historical consultant for the 60th Anniversary of the end of World War II.
Peter is currently a Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at The Australian National University. His previous roles include Associate Dean of Arts (2005-2008) and Director of Research (2008-2011) on the Sydney Campus of the University of Notre Dame Australia


Present Research Associate, United States Studies Centre 2011, Univeristy of Sydney
Present Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, The Australian National University
Present Fellow, The Australian National University

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Phone: +61 2 8204 4426


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