Natalia Peterson is from Bluffdale, Utah. She earned her BS in Early Childhood Education from Brigham Young University. Prior to entering law school she worked as an elementary school teacher, teaching both kindergarten and second grade. She was an ICLRS Student Research Fellow for the summer of 2012 and spent part of the summer working for the South Africa Area Legal Counsel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When not busy studying, Natalia loves reading any good book, cooking Italian food, scuba diving, and traveling around the world. She served as a part of the documents team for the 2012 International Law and Religion Symposium and returns in 2013 as team co-chair.