Jalton Garces Taguibao, PhD
Assistant Professor

Jalton Garces Taguibao is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman. He received his Ph.D in Political Science from the University of the Philippines, Diliman and a Masters in Public Management from the University of the Philippines, Manila. He also completed specialized postgraduate courses in political theory and research methodology from the Berlin Graduate School for the Social Sciences, Universitat zu Humboldt in Germany, and the Universidade de Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Apart from his academic engagements, he has been involved in public policy research and consultancy work for national government agencies, local government units, and civil society organizations since 1999. He has also served as consultant and technical resource person at the Development Academy of the Philippines, the National Commission for Culture and Arts, and the National Defense College of the Philippines.

His areas of interest include the politics and governance of sustainable energy systems; the politics of the environment; and Technology and Political Communication. His specializations are mainly on public policy and research methodology.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Political Science), University of the Philippines-Diliman, 2018
  • Masters in Public Management, University of the Philippines-Manila, 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), University of the Philippines-Diliman, 1998
Research Interests
  • Politics and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Media, Technology, and Political Communication
  • Political Methodology
Courses Handled
  • Political Science 11 (Introduction to Political Science)
  • Political Science 110 (Political Analysis)
  • Political Science 111 (Qualitative Research Methods in Political Science)
  • Social Science 2 (Social, Economic and Political Thought)

Taguibao, Jalton G. and De Guzman, F. 2017. Community Engagement, Solidarity, and Citizenship. Quezon City, Philippines: Vibal Group Publishing Inc.

Taguibao, Jalton G. 2013. Ang Kapwa, Loob at Ugnayang Pulitikal ng Pangulo at Mamamayan Batay sa Pagsusuri ng mga Talumpati ng Pangulo mula 1986 hanggang 2013. Diwa E-Journal. “Kasaysayan, Lipunan at Sikolohiyang Pilipino”, Tomo 1, Bilang 1, Nobyembre 2013, pp. 110-143.

Taguibao, Jalton G. "Responses and Issues on Philippine Renewable Energy Development: A Study on the Philippine Renewable Act of 2008". Pandiwa. Volume 1 (2012), No. 1: College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines, Manila. pp. 20-33.

Taguibao, Jalton G. "Renewable Energy (RE) Sector Development in the Philippines Based on the Perspectives and Experiences of Selected Industry Managers". Asia Pacific Social Science Review, Volume 10 (2010), No. 2: De La Salle University Press. pp. 78-85.

Taguibao, Jalton G. "Philippine Economic Policy and the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis". Global Jurnal Politik International, Vol. 1, No. 7. Jakarta: University of Indonesia. pp. 25-30.