Biography of Peter Flynn
Peter Flynn was Lecturer in Latin American Studies at the University from 1967 to 1968, and Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies from 1972 to 1997. He was appointed to a personal professorship of Latin American Studies in 1995.
Flynn studied Modern History at Balliol College, Oxford, winning the Stanhope History Prize in 1962 and began research on Brazil as a Senior Scholar at St Antony's College, Oxford in 1964. He was Visiting Scholar, Institute of Latin American Studies, Columbia University in 1965 and spent 1965 to 1966 doing field research in Brazil. He was Lecturer in Latin American Politics at the University of Liverpool from 1968 to 1972.