Peter Kennedy is a senior lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism. His teaching commitments cover modules relating to health, illness and medicine; sport; and Marxism and critical social theory. He also teaches the relationship between knowledge, self and society on the University-wide Master of Research Programme.
Dr Kennedy's research specialisms and interests include football studies, sport, health and illness, Marxism, and Critical Social Theory.
He is a reviewer for the Journal, Soccer and Society and for the Journal, Capital and Class. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal, Critique; and an Associate of the Centre for the Study of Socialist Theory & Movements, School of Social and Political Sciences, Glasgow University. He co-wrote with Dr David Kennedy the book Fan Culture in European Football and the Influence of Left-Wing Ideology (2013, Routledge).
He received his undergraduate degree in social sciences at Liverpool John Moores University and his MPhil and PhD degrees at Glasgow University.