Peter RiosPETER RIOS, PHD, is a Lecturer at Penn State and the Founder of Peter Rios Consulting. He has served diverse organizations including businesses, religious institutions, government, higher education and non-profits in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion; leadership development and change.
His extensive professional and academic experience has made him a sought-out keynote and conference speaker. Rios has been invited to speak and train leaders, nationally and internationally. He is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
Peter has served as an adjunct professor at several institutions teaching undergraduate and graduate students in organizational leadership, business management, religious and cultural studies. Rios has also been a vice president at two universities. Prior to academia, Peter was involved in pastoral ministry for over ten years and has over twenty years of leadership development experience.
Rios holds a PhD in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Graduate Schools, completed doctoral work at the University of Southern California, and an MA from Northeastern Seminary. He is married to Dr. Ruby Gonzalez-Rios, a cancer and infectious disease researcher. For more information, please visit www.peterriosconsulting.com or @drpeterrios.