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List of Faculty
The faculty of the Development Studies Program include academic faculty who handle the theory and research courses and practitioners who handle the applied courses. The academic faculty teach at the Ateneo de Manila University on a full-time basis while the practitioners are lecturers at the University and have multiple involvements with social development organizations outside the University.

ACADEMIC FACULTY


Leland Joseph R. Dela Cruz, Ph.D. cand.
Assistant Professor, Development Studies Program
Program Director, Development Studies Program
M.A. Economics, Ateneo de Manila University; Ph.D. studies Sociology, University of the Philippines
Subjects Taught: DS 101 Perspectives in Development; DS 112 Survey of Social Development Approaches; DS 130 Development Management I; DS 150 Field Specialization; DS 175.80 Political Economy of Health & Development, DS 175.83 Survey of Public Health Interventions
E-mail: ldelacruz@ateneo.edu
Office Telephone Number: 426-6001 local 5218-19

 

Edsel L. Beja, Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Lecturer, Development Studies Program
M.A. Economics, Ateneo de Manila University; M. Phil. Geography, University of Cambridge;
Ph.D., M.A. Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Deputy Director, Ateneo Center for Economic Research and Development
Subjects Taught: DS 150 Field Specialization
E-mail: ebeja@ateneo.edu
Office Telephone Number: 426-6001 local 5220-21; 426-5661

 

Marita Concepcion T. Guevara, Ph.D.
Instructor, Interdisciplinary Studies Program
Ph.D. Sociology, University of the Philippines
Research Associate, Institute of Philippine Culture
Subjects Taught: DS 120 Research Methods, DS 150 Field Specialization
E-mail: mguevara@ateneo.edu
Office Telephone Number: 426-6001 local 5340-41



Benjamin T. Tolosa, Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Lecturer, Department of Economics & Development Studies Program
Founding Director, Development Studies Program
M.A. Development Studies, University of East Anglia; Ph.D. Political Science, University of Minnesota
Subjects Taught: DS 102 Perspectives in Development II; DS 165.41 Globalization and Governance
E-mail: btolosa@ateneo.edu
Office Telephone Number: 426-6001 local 5250-52; 426-0906

 

Victor S. Venida, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Economics and Lecturer, Development Studies Program & European Studies Program
M.S. Economics, London School of Economics; Ph.D. Economics, New York University
Subjects Taught: DS 120 Research Methods, DS 150 Field Specialization; DS 165.3 Marxian Political Economy
E-mail: vvenida@ateneo.edu
Office Telephone Number: 426-6001 local 5220-21; 426-5661

 

PRACTITIONERS/ LECTURERS


Raul Socrates C. Banzuela
National Coordinator, Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA)
President, Philippine Community Organizers’ Society (PhilCOS)
AB Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University
Subjects Taught: DS 130 Development Management, DS 135.6 Community Organization
E-mail: raulsocrates@yahoo.com

 

Resto S. Cruz I
Field Research Team Leader-Migration and the Family Research Group, Ateneo - Office of the Academic Vice President
M.A. Units, Political Science, Ateneo de Manila University
Subjects Taught: DS 102 Perspectives in Development II; DS 122 Statistics for Social Sciences; DS 150 Field Specialization
E-mail: rscruz@ateneo.edu

 
Rosette Gilda C. Librea, Ph.D.
Project Consultant, Ombudsman of the Philippines
Consultant-Presidential Human Rights Committee, Office of the President
Masters in Public Management, Development Academy of the Philippines; Ph.D. Public Administration, National College of Public Administration and Governance of the University of the Philippines (UP-NCPAG)
Subjects Taught: DS 132 Project Management
E-mail: rclibrea@yahoo.com.ph

 

Liza L. Lim, Ph.D.
Director, Institute of Social Order
M.A. Regional Planning, University of the Philippines; M.A. Sociology, University of Hawaii;
Ph.D. Sociology, University of Hawaii
Subjects Taught: DS 150 Field Specialization
E-mail: llim@ateneo.edu

 

Kathlyn Louise G. Ong
Program Manager-Microfinance Department, Mindanao Capital Corporation
Masters in Social Entrepreneurship, Asian Institute of Management
Subjects Taught: DS 135.2 Social Entrepreneurship; DS 135.9 Microfinance
E-mail: kathlynong@yahoo.com

 

Mariel Vincent A. Rapisura
Development Studies Microfinance Program Manager;
President and CEO, Social Enterprise Development Partnerships, Inc.
Masters in Social Entrepreneurship, Asian Institute of Management
Subjects Taught: DS 135.2 Social Entrepreneurship; DS 135.9 Microfinance
E-mail: vinerap@yahoo.com

 

Ma. Christine F. Reyes
Executive Director, Foundation for Philippine Environment
Masters in Development Management, Asian Institute of Management
Subjects Taught: DS 135.1 Social Marketing
E-mail: creyes@fpe.ph

 

Edwin M. Salonga
Lecturer, University of the Philippines Extension Program
Chief Operating Officer, Social Enterprise Development Partnerships, Inc.
M.A. Public Administration, University of the Philippines; Ph.D. studies Public Administration, National College of Public Administration and Governance of the University of the Philippines (UP-NCPAG)
Subjects Taught: DS 132 Project Management; DS 135.4 Organizational Management
E-mail: edwinmsalonga@yahoo.com