Pete was a psychology and Hispanic studies double major while at LC. He is from Mercer Island, Washington. Pete enjoys basketball, classical music, detective novels, Raisin Bran Crunch, nature, and justice. Pete was the team leader for the mindset team for the 2012-2013 school year and greatly enjoyed running studies, helping his team members grow, and attending WPA 2013 in Reno.
After graduating, Pete worked as a research assistant at the Child Health Data Measurement Initiative (CAHMI), as a lab manager at UCSD, and as a research coordinator with the College Transition Collaborative at Stanford University. He is currently in the social psychology PhD program at UCLA where he studies dominant group identity processes and interventions to reduce prejudice.