Sociologist, educator, investigator and consultant. A Sociology graduate with a Master’s in Development Strategies and Social Policies and a doctorate in Social Sciences from the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín in Arequipa. Head lecturer at the Universidad Nacional San Agustín and director of the School of Tourism and Hotel Management and the Tourism, Hostelry and Official Guide programme. He has been a university lecturer for thirty years and his articles have appeared in newspapers such as Noticias, El Pueblo, Correo and Peru21, the weekly Publico.es and Magazine magazine. He has published Una historia, una tradición, El Club Arequipa and Cementerio de la Apacheta: puesta en valor.