Vice President of Peer Advocacy

Alina Peterson, '22

Alina Peterson is a sophomore originally from Bethesda, MD currently living in Ryan Hall. She is a double major in Political Science and Anthropology with a minor in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy (JED). Alina’s interest in journalism is noted through her staff roles on a number of student publications at Notre Dame, including Dome Yearbook and Scholastic Magazine. As the Vice President of Peer Advocacy, Alina will be drawing from her experience during her first-year as a peer advocate herself and is looking forward to heading the program for the next academic year.  

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The summer after her first year, Alina attended a 6 week student abroad program in Rome where she was able to learn about the Catholic Church’s response to worldwide migration and the ancient history of the city itself. The same summer she also attended a creative writing seminar for four weeks in Ireland; spending one of her weeks in Dublin and the remaining three at Kylemore Abbey.