Rogelio Alicor L. Panao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of the Philippins Diliman. He finished his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Master of Industrial Relations degrees in UP Diliman. He would later earn another Master's degree in Public Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan.
He has done research in the relationship between the executive and legislative branches in the Philippine government and and on law-making in the House of Representatives in the Philippines. His research interests include quantitative analysis and quantitative research methods.