• Position Paper of Faculty Members of the UP Department of Political Science on the Congressional Initiative to Undertake Constitutional Revision
    by UPD POLSC on 19 January 2023 at 5:41 am

    INTRODUCTION The undersigned faculty members of the Department of Political Science thank the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments, particularly its Chair, the Honorable Rufus Rodriguez, for the invitation to comment on the bills proposing to amend the 1987 Constitution.  We acknowledge the continuing effort of the Committee to listen to

  • New Publication: Kraft, Teaching International Relations in the Philippines
    by UPD POLSC on 4 November 2022 at 8:35 am

    Professor Herman Joseph S. Kraft published a new journal article entitled “Teaching International Relations in the Philippines: Opening Spaces While Maintaining Traditional Approaches” in Contemporary Southeast Asia, Volume 44, Issue 2. The journal is published by the ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute. The abstract reads: Teaching IR in the Philippines can

  • New Publication: Pernia and Panao, Delegative democratic attitude and public opinion on human rights
    by UPD POLSC on 4 November 2022 at 7:44 am

    Associate Professor Rogelio Alicor L Panao and Assistant Professor Ronald Pernia (University of the Philippines Cebu) recently published a journal article entitled, “Delegative democratic attitude and public opinion on human rights: empirical evidence from the Philippines” in Democratization. The abstract reads: Why do citizens in post-authoritarian democracies perceive that there

  • Congratulations, Mark Maralit!
    by UPD POLSC on 20 October 2022 at 11:11 am

    Congratulations to Marc Kevin M Maralit (III-BA Political Science) for winning first prize at the 2022 Essay Writing Competition for Undergraduate Students on Critical Human Rights and Peace Issues in ASEAN/Southeast Asia! This contest is organized by SHAPE-SEA, a program hosted by the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP)

  • Congratulations, UPD CPC and CFG Awardees!
    by UPD POLSC on 10 October 2022 at 1:15 am

    Centennial Professorial Chairs Aries A Arugay Maria Ela L Atienza Dennis V Blanco Teresa S Encarnacion Tadem Rogelio Alicor L Panao Maria Thaemar C Tana Centennial Faculty Grants Jean S Encinas-Franco Congratulations!