Matthew Peterson

Matthew Peterson, an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, holds a PhD in Design from North Carolina State University. His research probes into the cognitive implications of text–image integration in design. He has served as a researcher and strategist for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for the US Department of Education, on the measurement of design thinking. Matthew co-owned and operated a design studio in Chicago called Field Study, and was a designer at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. He currently runs the design studio Terms & Conditions with KT Meaney.