Anne Peterson, MFA, is a lecturer in Communication Program at Northwestern University in Qatar.
She received her BA from Indiana University and MFA from Northwestern University. While at Northwestern, Anne received the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts Grant for her musical short film, Seduction in C-Sharp, which screened at several festivals nationally and was distributed on Canadian television. She also received the distinguished Barbara & Garry Marshall Media Arts Award for her thesis, Rocket to Danger, a roller skate dance film that recently screened at Boston International, John Hopkins Film Festival and Athens International Film & Video. Additionally, she has written and directed music videos for Essay Records, Planet-X Records and Mint Records featuring the music of the Coke Dares, Madeline Adams, and Neko Case. Peterson plans future projects on the Lindy Hop and the slam-dunk.