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.
Professor Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem’s “Philippine Politics and the Marcos Technocrats: The Emergence and Evolution of Power Elite” wins the 2021 Outstanding Book Award by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST).
Professor Aries A. Arugay is named as one of the 12 Outstanding Young Scientists for 2020 by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST).
Events and Announcements
UP Bootcamp on Tools and Techniques for Fact-Checking, 4 April 2019
Tenure Lecture of Assistant Professor Francis Joseph A. Dee, 26 March 2019
Statements and Position Papers
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.