|Michael Adrian Peters|
|Alma mater||Auckland University|
|Awards||Honorary Doctorate (Aalborg University, Denmark), Honorary Doctor of Letters (State University of New York,, American Educational Studies Association Critics Book Award 2010, 2009, 2004, Lifetime Achievement Award, Society for Research into Higher Education, Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand|
|Thesis||The problem of rationality : an historicist approach for philosophy of education (1984)|
|Doctoral students||Nesta Devine|
|Influences||Ludwig Wittgenstein, Michel Foucault, Henry Giroux, Peter McLaren, Timothy Luke|
Michael Adrian Peters (born 1948) is a New Zealand education academic. He is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University (previously Professor at Waikato University) and Emeritus Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
Peters received BA(Hons) in Geography from the Victoria University of Wellington in 1970; MA in Philosophy from the University of Auckland in 1980; and PhD in Philosophy of Education from the University of Auckland in 1984.