Peter Brecke is an Associate Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has also served as Assistant Dean for Information Technology for the Ivan Allen College since January 2008.
His research focus is global modeling, computer simulation, conflict processes, computer-aided conflict early warning systems, and a taxonomy of conflict. He is the author of numerous articles and research reports on the computer simulation of worldwide political and economic developments.
Previous positions include senior staff member of BDM International, Inc., political affairs officer at the United Nations, research scientist with the Science Center Berlin, and consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense on global modeling and Soviet strategic net assessment. He is a member of the American Political Science Association, the International Studies Association, and the Peace Science Society (International).