Professor Peter Aggleton
University of New South Wales
Professor Peter Aggleton is an internationally renowned sociologist and educationalist with a background in policy studies, psychology and international health.
A University of New South Wales (UNSW) Scientia Professor, he has worked with national, international and UN system agencies for over twenty-five years to strengthen international and national responses to HIV and sexual health. Peter has published over 200 scientific papers and authored and edited more than 50 books. His lifetime research grant income is in excess of $40 million and he one of the most cited social scientists globally, with a Hirsch (h-) index of 56. He is well known both internationally and in Australia for his analytic work on health education and health promotion, the social aspects of HIV, sexuality and gender, and sexual and reproductive health and rights. He is currently chief investigator on research projects funded by the Australian Research Council and the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council.
Peter is editor-in-chief of three world class peer reviewed journals: Culture, Health & Sexuality, Health Education Journal and Sex Education, and is an associate editor of the journals AIDS Education & Prevention, Global Public Health and Health Education Research.