Peter Dickson is the Ryder Eminent Scholar in Global Logistics at Florida International University. He was previously the Arthur C. Nielsen Jr., Chair of Marketing Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and before that the Crane Professor of Strategic Marketing and Adjunct Professor of Industrial Design at The Ohio State University. Dr. Dickson received his PhD. from the University of Florida and undergraduate education at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He grew up in Oamaru, an idyllic small country town in New Zealand (trapped in an Edwardian time-warp) where he worked as an office boy, farm hand, hospital porter and in a freezing works (slaughter house). He lived to play rugby until severe head injuries ended his athletic career.
Dr. Dickson teaches marketing management to executive and professional MBAs and is currently:
Minaret Station Lake Wanaka: one of the high-country farms where Dr. Dickson worked as a teenager.