Peter Locke is a lecturer in public and international affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School, where he teaches courses in global health and the application of qualitative and ethnographic research methods in public policy.
Prior to this, he worked as a postdoctoral research associate for Princeton's program in Global Health and Health Policy and earned his Ph.D. from Princeton's Department of Anthropology. Peter's research interests include global mental health, public health challenges in post-conflict settings, the politics of trauma and resilience, and critical global health pedagogy. His dissertation fieldwork explored humanitarian psychiatry and psychosocial support services in Sarajevo in the aftermath of the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina. More recently, Peter has been leading undergraduates to rural Sierra Leone each summer to study medical humanitarian interventions in collaboration with a small community healthcare organization.