Doctor, researcher, lecturer and national and international educator on sociology and theory of the State, communication, education and mass culture. He has had a long career in university management, is a keen promotor of scientific events and has edited cultural and university publications. Consultant to: Fundación Ford (2004-05) and Freedom House (2010). President of the MCLCP-AQP (2008-15), president of the Arequipa Human Rights Coordinator (2008-10), director of UNSA’s Professional Sociology School (1998-00), deacon of the Arequipa College of Sociologists (2007-09), founder and editor of the newspaper Arequipa al día (1990-97) and of the regional paper El Búho (2000-10). Winner of the Medalla y Diploma de la Ciudad de Arequipa award (2013) and Distinguished Member of the Peruvian College of Sociologists (2013).
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