Marielle Y. Marcaida, MA
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Office: Room 220, Bulwagang Silangang Palma
Trunkline: (63 2) 981 8500 local XXX

Marielle Marcaida is an assistant professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of the Philippines Diliman. She is also a former instructor of political science at the University of Santo Tomas. She writes research on political activism, motherist politics, and the Philippine drug war.


Master of Arts (Honors) in Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, 2016
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, 2015

Research Interests

Social movements, motherist politics, political activism, politics and new media

Courses Taught

Political Science 14: Philippine Government and Politics
Political Science 121: Society and Politics
Political Science 123: Modern Political Thought
Political Science 136: Political Behavior: Processes and Movements
Soc Sci 2: Social, Economic and Political Thought

Recent Publications

Marcaida, Marielle Y. (2021). “Understanding the Narratives of Pateros Mothers’ Resistance under the Philippine Drug War.” Philippine Political Science Journal 42, no. 3: 238-265.

Marcaida, Marielle Y. (2020). “Student Activism Offline and Online: A Mixed Methods Study on College Students’ Protest Participation in the Philippines.” Philippine Social Sciences Review 72, no. 1: 1-22.

Marcaida, Marielle Y. 2020. “Organized Crime, Illicit Economies, and the Philippine-China Relations under the Duterte Administration,”” In Towards an Enhanced Strategic Policy in the Philippines edited by Aries A. Arugay & Herman Joseph S. Kraft, 107-31. Quezon City: University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Developmental Studies.″