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About Scott D. Peterson

Scott D. Peterson earned a Ph.D. in American literature and culture at the University of Maine. Before coming to UMSL, he was an associate professor in the Communication Department at Wright State University where he served as the director of the public speaking class and the coordinator of the internship program. For Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, he was awarded a fellowship as part of WSU’s initiative for Collaborative Education, Leadership & Innovation in the Arts. Peterson is the author of Reporting Baseball’s Sensational Season of 1890: The Brotherhood War and the Rise of Modern Sports Journalism, along with several articles on baseball literature and culture. As a long-time member of the Sport Literature Association, Peterson serves as the fiction editor for Aethlon, the group’s journal, and is the author of fiction as well.


August 2017 - Present Associate Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis Department of English

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • • Collaborative Education, Leadership & Innovation in the Arts (CELIA) Fellowship (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)

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