Nils Peterson

Credentials: China Researcher Employer, Institute for the Study of War

Washington, DC

What specific skills from your Chinese major do you use every day in your career and what are unexpected ways that this major has helped you in your career?
The language and historical knowledge gained from the Chinese major prove invaluable in my career. In addition, the critical reading skills necessary to interpret documents written in different times and political contexts is a practical foundation from the Chinese major that I use daily.”
Class of 2022