Pete has researched and been involved in networks devoted to countering violent extremism in Australia and promoting social cohesion. From 2009-13 he was a co-chief investigator on the Australian Research Council Project, ‘Understanding Terrorism in an Australian Context: Radicalisation, De-Radicalisation and Counter-Radicalisation’. He has briefed various allied countries’ civil servants on terrorism-related matters (Australia, Singapore, UK, US,), and has contributed to Australian counter-terrorism professional and police training programs.
Pete also actively researches topics in contemporary Russian politics and political violence in the former USSR.
Peter Lentini's Articles
Episode 11: The Facts of the Matter
In this What Happens Next? podcast episode Susan chats to the experts exploring what we could do differently to improve the quality of information and media.
Episode 10: Ain't That The Truth
Could fake news destroy our democracy? Dr Susan Carland finds out in our first episode in series two of What Happens Next?
Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
Episode 3: The Future of Terrorism
Monash academics and industry experts provide a fresh perspective on strategies for dealing with terrorism.
Putin on the glitz
Vladimir Putin focused on revived Russian pride in the lead-up to his unsurprising re-election for a fourth presidential term.