Peter Romaniuk addresses the special event on "Violent Right-Wing Extremism: Prevention and Response" organized by the Group of Friends on Preventing Violent Extremism in the UN Trusteeship Council, 30 May 2019 (UN Photo/Manuel Elias).
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PhD, Brown University (2006, Political Science)
AM, Brown University (2003, Political Science)
BA (Hons), University of Adelaide (1997, Politics)
LLB (Hons), University of Adelaide (1996)


Peter Romaniuk is Associate Professor of Political Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center, the City University of New York. He is Director of the Center on Terrorism at John Jay and a Senior Fellow at the Global Center on Cooperative Security. He is the author of Multilateral Counter-terrorism: The Global Politics of Cooperation and Contestation (Routledge, 2010). His articles have appeared in African Security, Conflict, Security and Development, Crime, Law and Social Change, The RUSI Journal, Review of International Studies, the International Studies Encyclopedia and The CPA Journal, as well as in leading volumes on the United Nations, global governance, terrorism and counter-terrorism, terrorist financing, and multilateral sanctions. He is an editor of Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, which is the journal of the Academic Council on the UN System. He holds a BA (Hons) and LLB (Hons) from the University of Adelaide, South Australia, and an AM and PhD in Political Science from Brown University.

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Director, Center on Terrorism
Scholarly Work

“The 75th Anniversary of the United Nations: Looking Back and Looking Forward – Editor’s Introduction,” with Alynna Lyon, Kendall Stiles, Alistair Edgar and Kurt Mills, Global Governance, Volume 26, Issue 2 (2020), pp. 199-212.

“What drives violent extremism in East Africa and how should development actors respond?” lead author with contributing authors Tracey Durner, Lara Nonninger and Matthew Schwartz, African Security, Volume 11, No. 2 (2018), pp. 160-180.

“The politics of preventing violent extremism: the case of Uganda,” co-author with Tracey Durner, Conflict, Security and Development, Volume 18, No. 2 (2018), pp. 159-79.

“Protecting charities from terrorists … and counterterrorists: FATF and the global effort to prevent terrorist financing through the non-profit sector,” co-author with Tom Keatinge, Crime, Law and Social Change, Volume 69, Issue 2 (March 2018), pp. 265-82.

“Crime and Criminal Justice,” in The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations (2nd ed.), edited by Thomas G. Weiss and Sam Daws, New York: Oxford University Press (2018).

“Counterterrorism Cooperation and Global Governance,” in International Organization and Global Governance (2nd ed.), edited by Thomas G. Weiss and Rorden Wilkinson, New York: Routledge (2018), pp. 498-510.