Peter Engelke

Peter Engelke is a Senior Fellow within the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative.

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His work involves identifying and assessing long-range global trends, connecting them to current challenges, and designing strategic responses for policymakers in Washington and beyond. Dr. Engelke’s diverse portfolio includes topics ranging from grand strategy to regional futures to technology and innovation, climate security, natural resource challenges, and global urbanization. Prior to the Atlantic Council, Dr. Engelke was a visiting fellow at the Stimson Center’s Environmental Security program. Formerly, he was on the research faculty at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, where he co-authored his first book, Health and Community Design. His second book (The Great Acceleration, in press) is a history of global environmental change since 1945. Dr. Engelke is a former Bosch Fellow with the Robert Bosch Stiftung in Stuttgart, Germany. He holds a Ph.D. in History from Georgetown University.