Peter Hoogstraten
AmeriCorps Member

Peter is a Maryland native, growing up in Bethesda in Montgomery County. He graduated from Hamilton College in 2020, where he received a major in Religious Studies and a double minor in History and Mandarin. Peter is currently an AmeriCorps member serving as a Volunteer Coordinator with IPC. He is interested in the intersection of religion with issues of social justice, human rights, and peacebuilding, something he plans to study further at graduate school in the future. Most recently, Peter interned with Religions for Peace, where he assisted with scheduling and organization. In his free time, Peter enjoys reading, playing the trumpet, ultimate frisbee, and spending time outdoors.