Peter Gerlach received his BA and MA degrees in English from Ripon College and the University of Northern Colorado, respectively. After serving in the U.S. Peace Corps in Mongolia, he earned a PhD in Cultural Foundations of Education from Syracuse University.Since 2004, he has taught university students in subjects such as composition and literature, English as a foreign language, qualitative research, and international education. In addition to the IWP, where he has been since 2018, Peter is adjunct assistant professor in the International Studies Program at The University of Iowa.
We are no longer accepting applications for this program.
The 2022 cohort, the final group to participate, was previously selected.
For questions about the Summer Institute, please email the program coordinator at:
International Writing Program
430 N. Clinton
Iowa City, IA 52242
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