10 Second Bio: Peter Perez of UC Press
Name: Peter Perez
Title: Director, Public Relations & Communications
Department/Unit: University of California Press
When I Started Working At UCOP: Oct. 2015
What I Do For OP In Five Words Or Less: Journalists + our publishing: reviews + media coverage!
The Best Part About Working For OP: Being able to communicate the mission of UC through the publishing – be it book, open access, journal – that we distribute throughout the world.
Something You Don’t Know About Me: Karaoke fanatic, and still a “Goth” to the core.
One Weird Fact About The Town I Grew Up In: Richard Nixon lived about 1/2 mile away from me (and we share the same birthday).
If I Could Have Any Job In The World (Besides The One I Have Now), I Would Be: A docent in the Romantic/Pre-Raphaelite/Symbolist galleries at the Tate Britain in London.
Peter also knows all the best places to eat if you ever need advice.