Maria Elize H. Mendoza, MA
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Office: Room 207, Bulwagang Silangang Palma
Trunkline: (63 2) 981 8500 local 2380
Link: Google Scholar
Maria Elize H. Mendoza is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman. She obtained her BA (magna cum laude) and MA degrees in Political Science under the BA-MA (Honors) Program of the Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman.
She handles courses on Philippine local politics and social, economic, and political thought. Her research interests include Philippine local politics, electoral politics, and the politics of social media.
Her Master’s thesis, “The Personal in Public Service: The Effects of Political Incentives on Local Government Spending”, looked into the relationship between the electoral motives of incumbent local chief executives and their patterns of public welfare expenditures.
- Master of Arts (Honors) in Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, 2017
- Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, 2016 (magna cum laude)
- Philippine local politics
- Politics of education
- Social media and political participation
- Social Science 2 (Social, Economic and Political Thought)
- Political Science 101 (Introduction to Philippine Politics)
- Political Science 154 (Philippine Local Politics)
Mendoza, M.E. (2022). “Philippine Elections 2022: TikTok in Bongbong Marcos’ Presidential Campaign.” Contemporary Southeast Asia 44(3): 389-395. https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/component/get/22283
Mendoza, M.E. (2022). “Public Means for Private Ends? Local Electoral Incentives and Public Welfare Expenditures.” Philippine Political Science Journal 43(3): 295-320. https://doi.org/10.1163/2165025x-bja10039
Mendoza, M.E. (2021). Region, Nation and Homeland: Valorization and Adaptation in the Moro and Cordillera Resistance Discourses, written by Miriam Coronel Ferrer. Philippine Political Science Journal 42(1): 85-89. https://doi.org/10.1163/2165025X-bja10015″
Mendoza, Maria Elize H. (15 November 2022). “The Marcos Restoration (but have they ever left?)” CoverStory, https://coverstory.ph/the-marcos-restoration-but-have-they-ever-left/
Mendoza, Maria Elize H. (30 July 2022). “Dance, Duet, and Disinformation: Some Insights on the Political Use of TikTok.” UP sa Halalan, https://halalan.up.edu.ph/dance-duet-and-disinformation-some-insights-on-the-political-use-of-tiktok/