Peter earned his B.S. in Chemistry and M.S. in Polymer Science from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He worked as an Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at John Tyler Community College for 3 years, and spent 15 years doing research in various chemistry related fields (Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Polymer chemistry, Inorganic chemistry). He has been published in 10 scientific journals, and as the primary author in two of them.