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Staff : Mr. Soren M Peterson

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Mr. Soren M Peterson

605-677-8838

Soren.Peterson@usd.edu

Assistant Director for Study Abroad & Faculty-Led Programs

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Søren is an international educator, applied anthropologist, and cultural geographer who has worked in both the United States and Ecuador. He holds an MA in anthropology from the University of Denver and a BA in geography from Augustana College (Illinois). At the master's level, he used the anthropology of tourism and acculturation as theoretical frameworks for conducting ethnographic research on the sociocultural and economic impacts of education abroad programs on host families in Cuenca, Ecuador. As an undergraduate, he studied abroad twice on faculty-led programs in Latin America and also completed an internship at a regional development agency in southern Ecuador.