Herman Joseph S. Kraft, MA
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Herman Joseph S. Kraft is a Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of the Philippines at Diliman, Quezon City. He is concurrently a Convenor of the Strategic Studies Program of the Center for Integrative and Development Studies at the University of the Philippines. He has been working on and published articles and book chapters on International Relations and International Security, especially issues concerning ASEAN, regional security in Southeast Asia, security sector reform, and intra-state conflict in the Philippines. He has given talks at the Foreign Service Institute, the National Defense College of the Philippines, the different services of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, in different fora organized by the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of National Defense, and various educational institutions in and outside the Philippines. His latest publications include: “ASEAN and the Protection of Migrant Rights” (2019); and “Korea’s New Southern Policy, ASEAN, and the Philippines: Middle Power Dynamics in Southeast Asia” (2020); “ASEAN-ROK Cooperation on Regional Security in a Changing Strategic Environment” (2021); and Teaching International Relations in the Philippines: Opening Spaces while Maintaining Traditional Approaches (2022).
- Master of Arts (Strategic Studies), Australian National University, 1994
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN); Southeast Asian Security; Philippines-US Security Relations
- “Teaching International Relations in the Philippines: Opening Spaces While Maintaining Traditional Approches,” Contemporary Southeast Asia, 44:2 (2022): 274-288.
- “ASEAN-ROK Cooperation on Regional Security in a Changing Strategic Environment,” HANPIL: Studies on Korea and the Philippines, Vol. 5 (August 2021): 58-74
- “Korea’s New Southern Policy, ASEAN, and the Philippines: Middle Power Dynamics in Southeast Asia,” in Yoon Jung Choi, ed. Navigating Power Dynamics Korea’s New Southern Policy and Korea-ASEAN Partnership. Seoul: Sejong Institute, 2020, pp. 53-68.
- “Key Legal Issues for the Philippines on the West Philippine Sea/South China Sea Dispute,” in Ha Ahn Tuan, ed. Ocean Governance in the South China Sea: Fishery Cooperation and Environmental Protection. Hanoi: National Political Publishing House, 2020, pp. 44-60.
- “ASEAN and the Protection of Migrant Rights,” in Samuel C.Y. Ku, Wen-Pin Lin, and Khai Leong Ho, eds. Southeast Asia: Transformation and Transition. Kaohsiung: Ursuline University of Wenzao, 2019, pp. 259-269.
- “Pedro L: Baldoria,” in Jorge V. Tigno, ed. Twentieth-Century Philippine Political Thinkers: Selected Readings (Diliman, Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2018): 30-34.
- “Beyond the transmission of ideas: Pedro L. Baldoria and the field of geopolitics in the Philippines,” Philippine Political Science Journal (2018) DOI:10.1080/01154451.2018.1535877
- Political Science 11: Introducton to Political Science
- Political Science 110: Political Analysis
- Political Science 144: Readings in International Relations
- Political Science 160: Society, Politics and Government
- Political Science 170: Comparative Politics
- Political Science 172: Politics of Select European Countries
- Political Science 180: International Relations
- Political Science 181: Philippine Foreign Policy
- Political Science 182: Foreign Policy of Major Powers
- Political Science 183: International Organizations
- Political Science 187: Special Topics in International Relations (The Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia)
- Political Science 199: Research in Political Science
- Political Science 209: Selected Readings in International Relations
- Political Science 280: Selected Problems in Philippine Foreign Relations with an Emphasis on Current Developments
- Political Science 282: Comparative Foreign Policies
- International Studies 201: Nature and Scope of International Studies
- International Studies 203: Geographical Context of International Studies
- International Studies 263: International Peace and Security
- International Studies 267: Special Topics on International Peace and Security (Non-Traditional Security)
- International Studies 290: Theories of International Relations