At its meeting on 26 September 2018, the Academic Appointments Board for The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology named Peter Bengtsen Associate Professor (Reader) in Art History and Visual Studies at Lund University.
Peter's main areas of research are street art, graffiti and other types of creative practices related to urban public space. In 2014, he published his first monograph, The Street Art World. His second monograph, Street Art and the Environment, was published in 2018.
Currently, Peter is working on a text about street art and copyright for Cambridge University Press, and is co-coordinating the Urban Creativity research theme at The Pufendorf Institute for Advanced Studies.