The ultimate goal of her research program is to assist in the development of culturally sensitive interventions and programs that will serve to increase the multicultural competence of groups of individuals within our society and improve the health and wellbeing of people from marginalized cultural groups. Peters has published numerous chapters and articles on various topics related to culture.
Sample of Publications
- Peters et al 2017 "Microgressions the Experience of Individuals with Mental Illness"
- Peters & Stefanek 2012 "Fear of Failure"
- Stefanek & Peters 2011 "Motivation in Sport"
- Peters et al 2011 "Multicultural Environments"
- Peters 2008 "Social Facilitation- Dynamogenic Factors"
- Peters & Williams 2009 "Cultural Sport Psychology"
- Peters & Williams 2006 "Moving Cultural Background"
- Peters et al 2005 "Applying Terror Management Theory to Performance"
Peters has a profound commitment to social justice and to serving students from marginalized identities and communities; this commitment is the driving force behind her teaching, advising, research, and service. She is also a potent force in student academic life through her many collaborative projects. Peters, a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, is a recipient of the Horace T. Morse - University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education and the University of Minnesota Morris Alumni Association Teaching Award.