04 Mar 2022
Journalist & Senior Research Fellow, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Peter Tinti is a Senior Research Fellow at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and independent journalist, focusing on conflict, human rights and organized crime. As part of his work for the Global Initiative, Tinti has written and contributed to several reports on organized crime in the Sahel, narcotics trafficking in Mali, and migrant smuggling networks in Africa, Asia, and Europe.
In addition to his work for the Global Initiative, Tinti’s writing and photography has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, and Vice, among other outlets. Tinti’s work covering the conflict in Mali earned him recognition by Action on Armed Violence, which included him on its list titled, “Top 100: The most influential journalists covering armed violence.”
He co-authored a book with Tuesday Reitano on the smuggling networks behind Europe’s migration crisis, Migrant, Refugee; Smuggler, Savior, published by Hurst Publishers in September 2016.
Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
Inspector Verifier and Controller in Private Security Agency, Buenos Aires City Justice & Security Department, Government Control Agency
Senior Expert, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Senior Special Agent, Brazilian Federal Police
Wesley W. Posvar Professor and Director of the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies at the University of Pittsburgh
Researcher, Taller de Criminología
Senior Lecturer & Head of Department, Political Science, Stellenbosch University
Researcher, EUROTHINK - Center for European Strategies
Assistant Professor, University of New Haven
Honorary Lecturer, University College London (UCL)