Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem, PhD
Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem is Professor of Political Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman. She was President of the Philippine Political Science Association and Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee, Philippine Social Science Council. She served as Chair of the Department of Political Science (2000-2004) as well as Director of the Third World Studies Center and editor of Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies, University of the Philippines, Diliman (2004-2010). She was Visiting Research Scholar at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan in 2010 as well as Visiting Professor at the Graduate School for International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Japan from 2010-2011. She is recipient of the Natatanging Guro sa 2009 Gawad Chanselor Award, University of the Philippines, Diliman as well as recipient of nine University of the Philippines System International Publication Awards and four University of the Philippines, Diliman Professorial Centennial Award.
  • PhD in Politics and Public Administration. University of Hong Kong, 1997
  • MA Political Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1985
  • BS Foreign Service (magna cum laude), University of the Philippines, 1976
Research Interests
  • Social movements in the Philippines and Southeast Asia
  • Anti-globalization movements in Southeast Asia
  • The anti-Asian Development Bank campaigns in Thailand
  • The cooperative movement in the Philippines
  • Non-governmental organizations and development
  • Civil society and democratization
  • Global civil society movements
  • Comparative study of Basque and Moro separatist movements
  • Philippine technocracy
  • Philippine middle-class.
Courses Handled
  • Political Science 11 (Introduction to Political Science)
  • Political Science 170 (Introduction to Comparative Government and
  • Political Science 178 (Government and Politics of Southeast Asia)
  • Political Science 313 (Seminar in the Politics of Revolution)
  • Political Science 260 (Seminar in Political Dynamics)
  • Political Science 277 (Seminar in Governments and Politics of Asia)
  • Political Science 325 (The Developing States)
  • Virata: the trials and tribulations of a ‘chief technocrat’”, Philippine Political Science Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, June 2012, 23-37.
  • “Creating Spaces for Asian Interaction Through the Anti-Globalization Campaigns in the Region”, in “Sites of Asian Interaction”, Tim Harper and Sunil Amrith, Guest Edtiors. Modern Asian Studies, Volume 46, Part 2, March 2012, Cambridge University Press, pp. 453-481.
  • “People-to-People Relations and Confronting the Challenges of Democratization in the Philipines”. In State Violence and Human Rights in Asia. South Korea: The May 18 Memorial Foundation, 2011, pp. 247-270.
  • “Electoral Politics and Confronting the Challenge of Basque and Moro Nationalism”. Social Science Diliman., December 2010, Vol. 6 No. 2, pp. 50-78.
  • Co-editor with Laura L. Samson. Marxism in the Philippines: Continuing Engagements”, Anvil, Manila, 2010.
  • The middle class and political reform: Examining the Philippine technocracy” in Kasuya, Yuko and Nathan Gilbert Quimpo, Editors. The Politics of Change in the Philippines. Manila: ANVIL Publishing Inc., 2010, pp. 216-238.
  • Philippine Civil Society and WTO Negotiations: Opportunities and Challenges”. Philippine Political Science Journal, Volume 31, Number 54, 2010, pp. 31-56.
  • Localizing and Transnationalizing Contentious Politics: Global Civil Society Movements in the Philippines. 2009. Editor. New York: Lexington Books, A division of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.. Published in partnership with United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
  • “Popularizing” Technocratic Decision-Making: The Formulation of the Philippine Negotiating Position in the WTO Agreement on Agriculture. Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies 24 (1-2): 35-60, 2009.
  • “The Perennial Drift to the Right” in Cho, Hee Yeon, Lawrence Surendra and Euhong Park. Editors. 2009. States of Democracy: Oligarchic Democracies and Asian Democratization. Mumbai, India: Earthworm Books, pp. 137-162.
  • “A Comparative Perspective of the Rise of Basque and Moro Nationalism: From Incipience to the Period of Dictatorship”. Philippine Social Sciences Review, Volume 60-61 Nos. 1-2, January 2008-December 2009, pp. 95-124.
  • “Philippine Social Movements and the Continuing Struggle to Confront the Challenges of the Martial Law Period: Cronies, the Military and the Technocracy”. Journal of Democracy and Human Rights. Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2009, pp. 270-305."