Peter I. Rose

About the Author Peter I. Rose

Peter Rose is a sociologist, ethnographer, writer, photographer and editor. For 50 years he has been studying, writing and teaching about people on the move -- from colonists and immigrants to tourists and travelers -- and their encounters with others. Sophia Smith Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Anthropology and Senior Fellow of the Kahn Liberal Arts Institute at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, a member of the Graduate Faculty of the University of Massachusetts and the faculty of the Salzburg Global Seminar in Austria, he has been a visiting professor at Clark University, Wesleyan, the University of Colorado, UCLA, Yale and Harvard; a visiting scholar at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Oxford University, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, the East-West Center in Honoiulu, Stanford University, and at study centers in Bellagio and Bogliasco in Italy.