Bachelor’s in Business Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara
M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics, University of British Columbia
Ms. Petersen holds a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics from the University of British Colombia. Having lived and worked in the US, China, Hong Kong, and Europe, she brings a wealth of international teaching experience into her courses at Acsenda. Ms. Petersen has taught for Nanjing Aeronautical Institute, China; BCIT School of Business, Vancouver; La Trobe University, Australia; the National University of Ireland; the University of Sydney’s Graduate School of Business, Australia; the University of Lincolnshire, England; University of California Berkeley Extension, US; and for the University of Canada West, Vancouver. She is currently teaching Economics at Acsenda. At the University of California at Berkeley Extension she held the position of Director of Marketing Programs before working with Dornbusch & Associates, a specialized economics consulting firm. In addition to her native English language, Ms. Petersen speaks conversational Mandarin.