Born in Leipzig, Germany, Peter completed his undergrad work in
Communications at Leipzig University. Upon graduation he moved to Buenos Aires and earned an M.A. in International Relations and
Negotiations from FLACSO and Universidad de San Andres, Argentina. His current research interests include international political economy, transnational and government networks, Latin America - China relations, and global governance. Peter plans to develop a dissertation that examines regulatory reform in the G20 after the global financial crisis. He has co-authored (with Roberto Bouzas) a paper titled “The Interamerican Development Bank and Half a Century of Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean,” (Integration & Trade, January 2009). A recent paper, co-authored with USC Professor Saori Katada is forthcoming in the Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, titled "The Fault Lines of the New Global Financial Architecture: Can G20 Keep up with its Expanding Issue Coverage?".
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