Enrico V. Gloria, MA
Assistant Professor of International Relations

Office: Silangang Palma 326
Trunkline: (63 2) 8981 8500 local 2380
Email: evgloria@up.edu.ph | Google Scholar
Latest curriculum vitae

Enrico Gloria joined the department of Political Science in 2018. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from the UP School of Economics, and his Master’s degree in Politics (International Relations) from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. He wrote his Master’s thesis on Chinese Economic Sanctions and Social Identity Theory in International Relations. At Tsinghua University, he was the recipient of the Outstanding Master’s Student Award together with a distinction on his Master’s thesis.

Mr. Gloria also attended a one-year Chinese language program at Tianjin Normal University prior to getting his master’s degree. He is a recipient of the Chinese Government Scholarship from 2015 to 2018 for his language and graduate studies. During his time in China, he also served as a research intern at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center in Beijing. Before joining the department in 2018, he was a lecturer at the Department of International Studies in Far Eastern University. He was also a research associate at the Asian Institute of Management Policy Center from 2014 to 2015.

Assistant Professor Gloria handles general education and introductory courses on social, economic, and political thought; International Relations, and International Political Economy. He is also currently a research fellow for the Center for Integrative and Development Studies under the Strategic Studies Program. His areas of interest include Chinese foreign policy, state identity and status in international relations, and China’s relations with small powers in the region. He is currently doing research on the application of various theories on state identity and status in trying to make sense of the foreign policies of rising and small powers.

  • Master of Arts in Politics (International Relations), Tsinghua University
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of the Philippines Diliman
Research Interests

Chinese foreign policy; State Identity in International Relations, Sino-Philippine Relations, Sino-Southeast Asia Relations, Discourse Analysis

Courses Taught
  • POLSC 130: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POLSC 180: Introduction to International Relations
  • POLSC 188: Introduction to International Political Economy
  • Soc Sci 2: Social, Economic, and Political Thought
Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Yeo, A. & Gloria, E. V. (2022). “National Identity and the Limits of Chinese Public Diplomacy in the Philippines,” Journal of Contemporary China, https://doi.org/10.1080/10670564.2022.2052438

Gloria, E. V. (2021). The Silk Road Spirit: China’s BRI discourse and its pursuit for great power status. Asian Politics & Policy, 00, 1–18. https://doi. org/10.1111/aspp.12600

Gloria, E. V. 2021. “Justifying Economic Coercion: the discourse of victimhood in China’s unilateral sanctions policy”, The Pacific Review, https://doi.org/10.1080/09512748.2021.1980605

Gloria, E. V. 2021. “Of benevolence and unity: Unpacking China’s foreign policy discourses toward Southeast Asia,” Journal of ASEAN Studies, 9(1), 1-23, https://doi.org/10.21512/jas.v9i1.7037

Gloria, E. 2021. “The Philippines in 2020: Exposed Deficiencies and Aggravated Backsliding in a Year of Crises,” Philippine Political Science Journal 42 (1):  56-83. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/2165025X-bja10016

Gloria, E., Mendoza, R., & Pena-Reyes, S. 2015.An Analysis of Income Tax Reforms in the Philippines,” Asia Pacific Business and Economics Perspectives. Volume III, Issue 2 (Winter 2015). http://www.apbersociety.org/Asia_Pacific_Business_and_Economics_Research_Society/Journal.html

Book Chapters

Gloria E.V., Arugay A.A. (2021) Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). In: Romaniuk S., Marton P. (eds) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Global Security Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74336-3_362-1

Gloria, E. 2020. “Constructing Major Power Identity: China’s Discourses on the Belt and Road Initiative an Policy Insights for the Philippines,” in Arugay, A. & Kraft, H. Towards an Enhanced Strategic Policy in the Philippines. UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies. https://cids.up.edu.ph/up-cids-ssp-launches-volume-on-ph-strategic-policy/