Peter Greener

Peter Greener

Dr. Peter Greener is Dean of the Academic Faculty at the Command and Staff College of the New Zealand Defence Force and Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at AUT University, Auckland. He was Head of the Division of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies at AUT University from 2003 – 2007, and Head of the Department of Psychotherapy and Applied Psychology from 1998 – 2003. He has a Masters degree in Public Policy from Victoria University of Wellington and a PhD is in Political Studies, with a focus on New Zealand Defence decision making, from the University of Auckland. Peter’s research interests include the aetiology, management and resolution of conflict; post conflict development; military capability development; and the politics of defence decision making. He brings to these interests the perspective of his many years experience as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. Peter’s most recent publications are ‘Preparing for an Uncertain Future: Force Structure Implications of the New Zealand Defence White Paper 2010’, Security Challenges, Volume 7, Number 1, Autumn 2011; ‘Ethics Research: Moral Psychology and its Promise of Benefits for Moral Reasoning in the Military’, (with Don Parker) in Military Ethics; International Perspectives, Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press (2010), edited by Lt.Col. Jeff Stouffer and Dr.Stefan Seiler; Timing is Everything: The Politics and Processes of New Zealand Defence Acquisition Decision Making, Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No.173, Canberra: ANU Press (2009), and Decision Making: International Perspectives, Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press (2009), edited jointly with Lt.Col. Jeff Stouffer.

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The Politics and Processes of New Zealand Defence Acquisition Decision Making

Authored by: Peter Greener
ISBN (print): 9781921536649
ISBN (online): 9781921536656
Publication date: October 2009