Wilson Peden

Former Writer & Editor, AAC&U

From 2011-2016, Wilson Peden was the writer and editor of AAC&U News, a monthly online publication that highlights member campus initiatives and new research in higher education. We was also editor of the LEAP Challenge Blog, and was the associate editor for AAC&U’s three quarterly print journals. Before coming to AAC&U, he worked as a staff writer or freelancer for a number of different publications and organizations, covering topics ranging from the pharmaceutical industry to the global water crisis. Peden earned a BA in English from Wofford College and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Minnesota, where he also taught first-year writing, advanced nonfiction writing, and contemporary literature.