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Northwestern School of Communication

Peter Civetta

Director, Northwestern's Office of Undergraduate Research
1801 Hinman, 2-227
Rebecca Crown Center, Rm 1-226
I am the Director of Northwestern's Office of Undergraduate Research with a particular focus on helping students get grants for creative projects.



Area(s) of Expertise

Comedy, Communication Skills, Improvisation, Undergraduate Research
Peter Civetta

My work centers on two areas: the influence and impact of comedy in our culture and the role that performance plays in how people live out their religious/spiritual/moral/ethical beliefs with a particular emphasis on the performance of preaching across different faith traditions.


  • Theatre 340: Comedy/Culture