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Faculty Profiles

Kristofer Petersen-Overton

  • Adjunct Lecturer
Academic Division: History & Society


Kristofer J. Petersen-Overton holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses at Brooklyn College, Lehman College, the University of Montana, and Suffolk University. His current research explores issues of structural injustice and transgressive violence. He is completing a book manuscript on the concept of atrocity.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Academic Interest / Expertise

Violence, structural injustice, political responsibility, ignorance, green political thought, American political thought...


  • Degree Courses 2021

  • Degree Courses 2020

    • HSS 2030 US POLITICS


Journal Articles

  • Petersen-Overton, K.J. (2011). Academic Freedom & Palestine. Arab Studies Quarterly. Vol: 33, Issue: 3/4. Pluto Journals.
  • Petersen-Overton, K.J. (2008). Counting Heads: Israel’s Demographic Imperative. Interdisciplinary Journal of International Studies.

Professional Services

  • Reviewer, Journal Article Journal of Social Philosophy (2016 - Present)