• Current Position: Temporary Faculty
  • Rank: Assistant Professor
  • Education: Ph.D. Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Office: OF-109 Ext:6109
  • Email: kristinr.peterson@upr.edu

Kristin Peterson has lectured in the Biology and English Departments of the University of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez off and on since 2005 and 2023, respectively. She is interested in science communication, academic writing, and creative writing. With research articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and horror fiction and non-fiction published in professional markets, she brings personal experience, diverse pursuits, and a wide range of knowledge to the classroom. Dr. Peterson holds a Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University and a TESOL Certificate from UPRM. Additionally, she has completed several semester-long creative writing courses and workshops, a one-year novel writing course, and numerous other shorter classes and workshops.