Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Specialization
Islam and International Relations
Islam and Bangsamoro
Islam relations to Euro-American Modernity

Regions of Specialization
Southeast Asia (country specific: The Philippines)
Eurasia (country specific: Turkey)


Professional Experience:

  • (October 2018–March 2019) Chevening Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) fellow, The University of Oxford, UK
  • (August 2018–Present) Professorial Lecturer 1, International Studies department, Miriam College (MC)
  • (April 2018–Present) Invited advisor and member of governance & policy committee, Multi-Sector Advisory Group of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Civil Relations Service
  • (April 2018–March 2020) Elected as “At-Large Asia Representative,” Global South Caucus of International Studies (GSCIS), International Studies Association, USA
  • (April 2018–April 2021) Appointed as one of the 7-committee members on the Status of Representation and Diversity (CSRD), International Studies Association, USA
  • (December 11, 2017–December 10, 2018) Professorial Chairholder in Political Science and International Relations, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP Manila)
  • (November 2017–Present) Co-Convenor, Islamic Studies Program, UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP-CIDS-ISP)
  • (Sept. 2017–Present) Assistant Professor III (tenure-track position up to July 2020), Institute of Islamic Studies, University of the Philippines Diliman (UP-IIS)
  • (August 2017–September 2017) Senior Lecturer III (part-time), UP-IIS
  • (January–July 2017) Senior Lecturer II (part-time), UP-IIS
  • (January 2017–Present) Affiliate faculty member, UP Center for International Studies (CIS)
  • (November 2016–March 2018) Associate Professorial Lecturer V (part-time Special Lecturer), College of Political Science and Public Administration, PUP Manila
  • (August 2016–May 2017) Professorial Lecturer IV, International Studies dept., FEU Manila
  • (March 26, 2016) PhD in International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • (Sept. 22, 2015–Present) Founder, Philippine International Studies Organization (PHISO)
  • (Dec. 29, 2012–Present) Founder, Islamic Studies & International Relations Research Cohort

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