BA (Hons) University of Queensland
MA University of Siegen, Federal Republic of Germany
PhD Griffith University
Currently Peter Monteath convenes the following topics:
HIST1801 Modern Europe 1900-1945
HIST1802 Europe since 1945
HIST2018 Film and History
HIST3005 The Holocaust
Peter Monteath's research interests are in modern European and Australian history. He has a particular interest in prisoners of war, internment, and the German presence in Australia. His most recent book publications are Escape Artist: The Incredible Second World War of Johnny Peck (2017), Friedrich Gerstaecker. Australia: A German Traveller in the Age of Gold (2016) and Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose (with Valerie Munt, 2015).
Peter Monteath was organizer, with Matt Fitzpatrick, of the Australasian Association of European Historians Conference held in Adelaide in July 2009, the Globalizing Germany conference held in July 2012, the Savage Worlds conference of June 2015 and the Amidst Empires conference January 2018. He is a member of the Australian Historical Association and is on the editorial boards of the journals Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe and The Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia. He is currently President of the History Council of South Australia and a trustee of The History Trust of South Australia.