Eric Peterson coordinates study abroad initiatives for the Architecture Department. Currently pursuing a PhD in Architecture and Design at Universitá degli studi di Genova, he is a graduate of University of Florida and Middlebury College. His doctoral research focuses on robotics and fabrication. Since 2015 he has taught regularly in the Architecture in Genoa program in Italy. Recent exhibitions of student work from this program have been featured at the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C. and the Museum of San Agostino in Genoa, Italy. In 2016 he founded the Bauhaus Workshop study abroad program travelling to Dessau, Germany with interdisciplinary student groups to participate in the Bauhaus Open Studios project. He has also lead study abroad programs to Germany, Great Britain, Netherlands, and Switzerland. In addition to study abroad coursework, he teaches design studios from the Formative level to Master Project.