Peter Denham is a junior from Pasadena, California, majoring in Plan II Honors and pursuing the Clements Center’s certificate in Security Studies as well as a minor in Business. He has extensive travel and international research experience -- including to Africa, South America, South East Asia, and throughout Europe -- which has enabled him to hone his linguistic and intercultural communication skills and passion for international relations. Before starting college, he studied abroad on a gap year at language programs in Montpellier and Biarritz, France. His interests in public service and national security have been furthered, especially, at the University of Texas by a Plan II class on servant leadership.
Peter spent his quarantined summer interning remotely with ACERTAS Analytics, a decision analytics firm specializing in predictive modeling of geopolitical and business risk. He is excited to participate in the Clements Center’s London Maymester program next June.
Peter’s best dinner party story involves his very close encounter with gorillas in the Rwandan jungle. In his free time, he may be found playing his fiddle, cheering on the Dodgers and UT sports teams, or on a golf course with friends.