Dennis V. Blanco, DPA
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Office: Room XXX, Bulwagang Silangang Palma
Trunkline: (63 2) 981 8500 local XXX
Email: dvblanco@up.edu.ph
Links: Research Gate

Dennis V. Blanco is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science in UP Diliman. He was former Associate Dean of the College of Administrative and Financial Sciences at AMA International University Bahrain and former Program Head of Political Science and Social Science in Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Manila. He earned his doctorate in Public Administration from Bulacan State University and obtained his Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University Santo Tomas and Adamson University respectively, graduating Cum Laude in both occasions.

Dr. Blanco’s contributions have been published in International Journal of Public Administration, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, House, Theory and Society, Asia-Pacific Social Science Review, Asia-Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science, Social Transformations: Journal of the Global South, Sport in Society and Child and Youth Services. His research interests primarily include topics on governance, politics, public policy and public administration. He loves researching, teaching and playing basketball.

Education

Doctor of Public Administration, Bulacan State University, 2011
Master of Arts in Political Science, University of Santo Tomas, 2000
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Adamson University, 1992

Research Interests

Governance
Public Policy
Politics
Public Administration
Social Policy

Courses Taught

Political Science 14 (Philippine Politics)
Political Science 151 (The Philippine Executive)
Political Science 155 (Philippine National and Local Administration)
Political Science 201 (Analysis of Philippine Politics)
Social Science 2 (Social, Economic, and Political Thought)

Recent Publications

Blanco, Dennis Vicencio, and Rogelio Alicor Panao, “Caring for Orphans in the Philippines: A Policy-Capacity Review,” Child and Youth Services,”” (2019). In Press. https://doi.org/10.1080/0145935X.2018.1551723

Blanco, Dennis Vicencio, and Alan Bairner, “College Basketball Governance in the Philippines: Actors, Stakeholders, Issues and Challenges,” Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media and Politics 22, no. 3 (2019): 361-383. https://doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2018.1490265

Blanco, Dennis Vicencio, “Anti-Money Laundering Governance in the Philippines: Legal Foundations, Institutional Dynamics and Policy Challenges,” Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Administration 39, No. 1 (2017): 51-62. https://doi.org/10.1080/23276665.2017.1290901

Blanco, Dennis Vicencio, “Distributive Politics and Pork Barrel System: Why Not Epistemic Governance Approach?,” International Journal of Public Administration 40, no. 1 (2017): 89-99. doi: 10.1080/01900692.2015.1072553. https://doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2015.1072553

Blanco, Dennis Vicencio, “The Rise of Women Volleyball in the Philippines: Actors, Stakeholders, Issues and Challenges,” Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science 6, no. 2 (2017): 160-176. https://doi.org/10.1080/21640599.2016.1264667

Blanco, Dennis V., “Sports Governance, Stakeholders, Actors and Policy in the Philippines: Issues, Challenges and Future Directions,” Asia Pacific Journal of Sports and Social Science 5, no. 3 (2016): 165-186. https://doi.org/10.1080/21640599.2016.1227544

Blanco, Dennis Vicencio, “The Gun Control Debate: Why Experience and Culture Matters?,” International Journal of Public Administration 39, no. 8 (2015): 620-634. doi: 10.1080/01900692.2015.1028639. https://doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2015.1028639

Blanco, Dennis Vicencio, “Disaster Governance in the Philippines: Issues, Lessons Learned and Future Directions in the Post-Yolanda Super Typhoon Aftermath,” International Journal of Public Administration 38, no. 10 (2015): 743-756. https://doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2014.979198

Blanco, Dennis Vicencio, “Why Not Associate: A Proposed Logic Evaluation Model for Homeowner’s Association Capacity-Building Partnership and Initiatives in Gated Communities,” House, Theory and Society Journal 30, no. 4 (2013): 361-377. https://doi.org/10.1080/14036096.2012.728152

Blanco, Dennis V., “Sports Governance: Issues, Challenges and Perspectives,” Asia Pacific Social Science Review 17 no. 1 (2017): 105-111. De La Salle University Press.

Blanco, Dennis V., “On Migration Interventions and Solutions: An Afterthought,” Asia Pacific Social Science Review Journal 17 no. 2 (2017): 307-313. De La Salle University Press.

Blanco, Dennis V., “Global RH: Perspectives, Challenges and Future Directions,” Asia-Pacific Social Science Review 16, no. 1 (2016): 61-79. ISSN-0119-8386. De La Salle University Press.

Blanco, Dennis V., “Of Economic Bubbles and Economic Miracles: Notes and Reflections from a Non-Economic Expert,” Asia-Pacific Social Science Review 14 no. 2 (2014): 143-161. De La Salle University Press.

Blanco, Dennis V., “Ending Human Trafficking: A Stakeholder’s Challenge,” Social Transformations: Journal of Global South, 4 and 5, nos. 1 and 2 (2017): 79-120. Ateneo de Manila University Press.