Peter Keogh is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the Open University. His background is in applied social research in the areas of HIV, intimacy and sexual risk. For many years, Peter was the qualitative research lead for Sigma Research and more recently, he spent three years as a Qualitative Research Director at NatCen Social Research and also worked at the University of Greenwich. Peter is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Peter is interested in how people with HIV and those at risk for HIV manage their sexual, intimate and social lives as the epidemic unfolds. In particular, he is interested in looking at the ways in which biomedical and governmental processes interact with sexual and intimate lives and with questions of identity, citizenship and community/collectivity.