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Statement of Faculty Members of the UP Department of Political Science on the Burial of President Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
We, the undersigned faculty members of the University of the Philippines Department of Political Science publicly convey our outrage and indignation towards the clandestine and duplicitous burial of former president and dictator, Ferdinand E. Marcos, at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Cemetery of Heroes). [Read more]
Position Paper of Faculty Members of the UP Department of Political Science on the Congressional Initiative to Undertake Constitutional Revision
The faculty members of the Department of Political Science (whose signatures appear below) thank the Committee on Constitutional Amendments of the House of Representatives for the invitation to present a position paper on congressional initiatives to revise or amend the 1987 Philippine Constitution. [Read more]
DPS endorses Professor Atienza as next chair
The Department of Political Science has endorsed Dr. Maria Ela L. Atienza to be its next chair to serve for a three-year term starting November 2016. She takes over after Dr. Jorge V. Tigno who served as chair of the Department from 2013 to 2016. Dr. Atienza began her academic career in the Department in 1993 as an instructor. At present, she is a full professor in the Department. [Read more]
Reactions to the Presentation of Senator Aquilino Pimentel, Jr.:
“Federalizing the Philippines”
by Maria Ela L. Atienza, PhD
I wish to thank the Senate Economic Planning Office (SEPO) for inviting me to be one of the discussants in the third installment of the Senate Centennial Lecture Series. I am especially grateful that I can be part of this particular event, first, because it is an honor to be a discussant to Senator Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr., who has long been the champion of local autonomy, democracy and human rights in the Philippines [Read more]
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Graduate Programs (MIS/MA/PhD): Political Science | International Studies
Undergraduate Program: Political Science | Social Science 103 | Social Science 2

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The Department of Political Science is accepting applications for full-time tenure-track as well as part-time teaching faculty positions. The Department is the only CHED Center of Excellence in Political Science in the country. Faculty members of the Department have strong research background experience and admirable teaching skills. For questions and other information, click here.
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The Department of Political Science at the University of the Philippines Diliman is the only Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Center of Excellence in Political Science in the country. It is home to eminent Political Science scholars delivering the best instruction in the discipline. The Department also undertakes research projects with policy and community impact, consistently producing local and international publications. Through its active leadership in the association of Political Science professionals, the Department has provided service to the wider public from its pool of public intellectuals, experts and advocates.

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