BA, Accounting and computer science, Universidad Catilica Santa Maria Arequipa, Peru
MA, Management and Strategic Marketing, Universidad del Pacifico's School of Development Management in Lima, Peru
A native of Peru, Oscar Urizar was educated in a military boarding school. He received his bachelor's degree in accounting and computer science from the Universidad Catolica Santa Maria Arequipa, Peru, and a master's degree in Management and Strategic Marketing from the Universidad del Pacifico's School of Development Management in Lima, Peru. Oscar has extensive professional experience in the field of marketing, with a specific focus on economic, financial, and public relations activities. He came to the US four years ago, and arrived at Cate School two years ago with his wife, Monica Garcia, who teaches Spanish. Oscar is currently working on a second master's degree, this time in Hispanic Literature and Language at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Among Oscar's many interests are painting and writing; he has had several exhibitions of his work in South America, and here in the US he continues his visual studies of the human form. He has also written several collections of short stories.