Professor Charles (Chaz) Peterson

Instructor of Spanish

Chaz Peterson
(434) 582-7252


  • M.A., Hispanic Linguistics, University of Iowa
  • B.A., Spanish, South Dakota State University


Professor Peterson began his Spanish studies at a local community college in Minnesota in 2004.  His pursuit of higher education sent him to Argentina before receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from South Dakota State University in 2009.  In 2011 he obtained a Master of Arts in Spanish from the University of Iowa and shortly thereafter taught English in Spain for a semester in the province of Badajoz.  He then joined the Department of Modern Languages at Liberty University as an Instructor of Spanish in the fall of 2012.

Courses Taught

  • Spanish 101 - Elementary Spanish I
  • Spanish 102 - Elementary Spanish II

Scholarly Interests/Current Research

  • Spanish Phonology

Institutional/Community/Christian Service

  • Advisor, LU Gaming Club (2016-present)
  • Member, Faculty Senate (2013-2016)
  • Co-leader, Spanish Institute (2013, 2014)