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

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ph.D. in Sociology, Xavier University
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Religion and development • Mindanao studies • Indigenous people, culture and development • Southeast Asian studies


EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Sociology, Xavier University, Cagayan de Oro City
  • M.A. in Asian Studies, University of the Philippines Diliman
  • B.A. in Sociology, University of the Philippines Diliman

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Religion and Development
  • Mindanao Studies
  • Indigenous Peoples, Culture and Development
  • Southeast Asian Studies

COURSES TAUGHT

  • AS 252 Readings on Southeast Asia II
  • AS 201-A Modern Asia
  • AS 206 Religions and Philosophies of Asia
  • PS 202 Readings on Philippine Socio-Cultural Studies
  • Research Methods (St. Paul University, Quezon City)
  • Southeast Asia (Ateneo de Davao University)
  • East Asia (Ateneo de Davao University)
  • Sociology of Religion (Ateneo de Davao University)
  • Sociology of Education (Ateneo de Davao University)
  • Rural Sociology (Ateneo de Davao University, UPD)
  • Sociology of Development (UPD)
  • Social Organizations (UPD)

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Article

2016. "Aftermath of 2013 Zamboanga Siege: Peacebuilding Strategies from Civil Society." Philippine Sociological Review: Special Issue on Peace and Conflict 64: 9–39.

2016. "Coping with Distance: Children of Filipino Overseas Workers." International Journal on Social Innovation and Research 7 (1): 142–89. 

2011. "Social and Environmental Factors in the Manobo Ancestral Domain Claim in Quezon, Bukidnon." St. Paul University Journal 4.

2009. "The Higaonon's Beliefs, Rituals and Leadership in Claiming Ancestral Domain." St. Paul University Journal 2: 67–97.

2000. “Dialogue between Faith and Culture and Popular Devotions.” In Filipino Popular Devotions: The Interior Dialogue between Traditional Religion and Christianity, edited by Leonardo Mercado SVB, 11–21. Manila: Logos Publications.

1999. "Popular Religiosity in the Philippines: Some Challenges and Reflections." KINAADMAN: A Journal of Southern Philippines 22:153–63.

1992. "Landlessness in a Village in Pampanga: Implications for a Policy Reform in Agrarian Communities." Philippine Social Sciences Review 1 (1-4): 189–212.

Book Chapter

1993. "Rising from the Ashes: The Resettlement of Concepcion." In The Shadow of the Lingering Mt. Pinatubo Disaster, edited by M. Bautista. Quezon City: UP-CSSP, 219–229.

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