Adam Peruta

Adam Peruta

Assistant Professor

  • Magazine, News and Digital Journalism

Also teaches in:

  • Advertising
  • Communications@Syracuse (online)

Contact Information

Office Location

441 Newhouse 3


  • M.S. Syracuse University
  • B.A. Syracuse University


  • Branding
  • Digital Media
  • Emerging Media
  • Interactive Design
  • UI/UX
  • Visual Design
  • Web Programming

Adam Peruta is a professor, software developer and entrepreneur with expertise in emergent media and digital advertising. He started his career as an art director and graphic designer where he became interested in start-ups and designing for new media platforms. Combining his passion for visual design and his love for writing code, Peruta has founded and been involved with numerous business ventures including: a software platform for online grocery delivery businesses, a mobile app for personal safety and a crowdsourcing platform to influence group behavior, recently listed as one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Brilliant Ideas.

At Syracuse University's Newhouse School, Peruta is focusing on interactive design, data visualization and working with social media application program interfaces (APIs), teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

His research interest includes branding for higher education on social media platforms, where he uses APIs to pull data for his research. Peruta previously taught at Ithaca College in the Integrated Marketing Communications program. He is a Newhouse graduate.