Jill Allyn Peterson is Co-Founder of the design studio Public Displays of Affection, located in downtown Brooklyn, NY. She is an interaction designer with a background in advocacy and publishing. She received her masters degree in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her skills include writing, editing, photography, front end web development and fabrication. Her written work has appeared in, and she has been a guest lecturer at several universities including the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her design work has been featured in GOOD Magazine and at the RISD Museum. She has been teaching design in higher education since 2012.