Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Victoria Quimbo

Senior Lecturer

M.A. Economics, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Courses Taught
PS 236 National and Local Perspectives in Philippine Development
AS 236.1 Social and Economic Development in Japan


Atty. Anne Santillan

Senior Lecturer

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Courses Taught
PS 286 Philippine Practice in International Diplomacy and Negotiations
AS 211 Security in the Asia-Pacific
AS 256 International Relations of Southeast Asia and ASEAN


Eduardo Tadem, PhD

Professorial Lecturer

PhD in Southeast Asian Studies • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. & This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (send to both)

Courses Taught
AS 210 Theories and Perspectives in Area Studies
AS 255.2 Politics and Governance in Southeast Asia


Janus Nolasco

Senior Lecturer

MA in Asian Studies (West Asia) • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Courses Co-Taught (First Sem, AY 2021–2022)
AS 201 Asia in Antiquity
AS 284 Seminar in West Asia (Turkey, Iran, and Israel)


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Lopez, Ariel C., Ph.D.

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Medina, Maria Cecilia T., Ph.D.

Medina, Maria Cecilia T., Ph.D.

Moratilla, Noel Christian A., Ph.D.

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Sevilla, Henelito A., Jr., Ph.D.

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