Rogelio Alicor L. Panao, PhD
Associate Professor of Political Science

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

Rogelio Alicor L. Panao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of the Philippins Diliman. He finished his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Master of Industrial Relations degrees in UP Diliman. He would later earn another Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan.

His research interests are legislative politics, Philippine executive-legislative relations, labor economics, and political economy.


Doctor of Philosophy (Political Science), Graduate School of Arts and Science, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan, 2013.
Master of Public Administration, Graduate School of Public Administration, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan, 2005.
Master of Industrial Relations, School of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 2000.
BA (Political Science), College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1996.

Research Interests

Legislative dynamics
Executive-legislative relations
Electoral politics
Institutional reform
Political economy

Courses Taught

Political Science 14 (Philippine government and politics)
Political Science 110 (Political Analysis)
Political Science 134 (Politics of East Asia)
Political Science 135 (Political parties and social movements)
Political Science 152 (Philippine legislative system)
Political Science 199 (Research design in political science)
Political Science 201 (Theories and approaches in the study of Philippine politics)
Political Science 210 (Advance Political Analysis)
Political Science 299 (Graduate Seminar on Research Design)
Social Science 103 (Statistics for the social sciences)
Social Science 203 (Advance statistics for the social sciences)

Recent Publications

Panao, Rogelio Alicor L. 2019. Electoral persistence and the quality of public policies: Evidence from the dynamics of lawmaking in the Philippine House of Representatives, 1992-2016. Journal of Asian Public Policy. DOI: 10.1080/17516234.2019.1571731

Blanco, Dennis, and Rogelio Alicor L. Panao. 2019. Caring for the orphan in the Philippines: A policy capacity review. Child and Youth Services. DOI: 10.1080/0145935X.2018.1551723

Panao, Rogelio Alicor L. 2019. Laws and jurisprudence as gauge of constitutional efficacy. In M. E. L. Atienza, ed., Chronology of the 1987 Philippine Constitution, pp. 19-44. UPCIDS Public Policy Monograph. Quezon City: UPCIDS and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA).

Panao, Rogelio Alicor L., and Bea Xandra De Leon. 2018. Balancing the interests of labor and capital: An empirical analysis of Philippine Supreme Court labor cases from 1987 to 2016. Philippine Political Science Journal 38(1): 24-46.

Panao, Rogelio Alicor L. 2016. Tried and tested? Dynastic persistence and legislative productivity at the Philippine House of Representatives. Asian Politics and Policy 8(3): 394-417

Panao, Rogelio Alicor L., and Jan Robert Go. Eds. 2015. Assessing the Tuwid na Daan. Quezon City: UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies.

Panao, Rogelio Alicor L. 2014. Beyond roll call: Executive-legislative relations and lawmaking in the Philippine House of Representatives. Philippine Political Science Journal 35(1): 59-77.