Dean of the College
Phone: (773) 244-5615
Old Main, 2ND
Campus Box: 11
Degree: BA: Music, North Park University (1973), MA: Communication, University of Illinois - Chicago, (1980), PhD: Radio-TV-Film, Northwestern University (1992)
The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences is housed in the Office of the Provost. The Dean serves as the executive dean and chief advisor to the Provost. He is responsible for all academic programs in the absence of the Provost. The Dean of the College has a number of university-wide duties that impact all academic programs.
In addition to his role as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Peterson also serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Scandinavian Studies and a professor of Communication Arts.