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Jorge V. Tigno, DPA
Professor

Professor Jorge Villamor Tigno is Professor at the Department of Political Science and Secretary-General of the Philippine Migration Research Network (PMRN). 

He has a doctorate in public administration from the UP National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG). Some of his publications include: State, Politics and Nationalism Beyond Borders: Changing Dynamics in Filipino Overseas Migration, Editor (Quezon City: Philippine Migration Research Network and Philippine Social Science Council, 2009); Philippine Democracy Assessment; Free and Fair Elections and the Democratic Role of Political Parties, with Edna Co, Maria Elissa Jayme Lao, and Margarita Sayo (Quezon City: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines, 2005); and "Agency by proxy: women and the human trafficking discourse in the Philippines" in Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia; Critical Perspectives, edited by Michele Ford, Lenore Lyons, and Willem van Schendel (London and New York: Routledge, 2012), pp. 23 - 41.

Education
  • Doctor of Public Administration, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 2003.
  • Master of Arts (Political Science), University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1992.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1983.
Research Interests
  • Asian labor migration and comparative immigration policies
  • Democratic consolidation and transitions in Southeast Asia
  • Non-governmental organizations and state-civil society relations in the Philippines; and
  • Electoral and political reforms in developing states.
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