Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning - 2011

Associate Professor Dean

The University of Notre Dame Australia
Western Australia
The University of Notre Dame Australia


For inspiring students through high-level teaching in history and for sustained leadership that supports student centred learning and teaching at a foundational institution.


Peter was the foundation lecturer in history and the first executive staff member for the School of Arts at UNDA, Sydney. During this uniquely important time Peter has been able to convey to students both his passion for bringing history to life and his philosophy of learning and teaching that inspires and motivates students to learn and engage with their education in addition to providing excellent leadership on student centred learning to the staff.