DIVISION OF HUMANITIES

LITERATURE AND CREATIVE WRITING

AGUSTIN, Efmer E.
Assistant Professor

MA Comparative Literature (2019)
University of the Philippines Diliman

BA Communication Arts (2008)
University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College

Research interests: literature and criticism, culture studies, history, folklore

Email address: eeagustin@up.edu.ph


ALUNAN, Merlie M.

Professor Emeritus

MA English major in Creative Writing (1976)
Silliman University (Philippines)

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in English (1965)
University of Visayas (Philippines)

Research interests: literature, literary criticism, Waray literature

Email address: merliealunan@gmail.com


AMARILLE, Jessa A.

Assistant Professor

MA English Studies: Anglo-American Literature (2019)
University of the Philippines Diliman

BA Communication Arts (2012)
University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College

Research interests: Anglo-American literature, literary criticism, Waray literature, disaster literature

Email address: jaamarille@up.edu.ph


LACANILAO, Pauline Joyce J.

Instructor

MA Creative Writing (2020)
University of the Philippines Diliman

BA English with a concentration in Creative Writing (2008, magna cum laude)
Montclair State University (USA)

Research interests: literature, creative writing, creative nonfiction

Email address: pjlacanilao@up.edu.ph

Division of Humanities

MEDIA ARTS

BRIONES, Mars Edwenson Jo T.
Assistant Professor

MA Art Studies: Art History (2020)
University of the Philippines Diliman

BA Communication Arts (2013)
University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College

Research interests: art history, art theory, cultural geography

Email address: mtbriones@up.edu.ph


LAGARDE, Stephen Q.
Associate Professor

PhD Philippine Studies (2008)
University of the Philippines Diliman

MS Development Communication (1991)
University of the Philippines Los BaƱos

BS Development Communication (1980)
University of the Philippines Tacloban College

Research interests: Waray music, communication

Email address: augmentation12@yahoo.com


MORALES, Marilou G.
Instructor

BA Communication Arts (2015, magna cum laude)
University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College

Research interests: broadcast media history, media theories and criticism

Email address: mgmorales@up.edu.ph


PAETE, Melchor C.
Assistant Professor

MA Applied Arts and Design (2019)
Shu-Te University (Taiwan)

BA Communication Arts (2015)
University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College

Research interests: applied arts and design, cultural design research, semiotic theory on design

Email address: mcpaete@up.edu.ph


TAN, Irma R.
Assistant Professor

MA Communication (1998)
University of the Philippines Diliman

BA Communication Arts (1987)
University of the Philippines Diliman

Research interests: communication, media arts

Email address: irtan1@up.edu.ph

THEATER ARTS

ALEGRE, Joycie Dorado
Associate Professor

MA Performance Studies (1994)
New York University (USA)

BA Humanities (1983, cum laude)
University of the Philippines Diliman

Research interests: culture, media and art studies

Email address: jdalegre1@up.edu.ph


AMASCUAL, Paolo T.
Assistant Professor

MA Theater Arts (2019)
University of the Philippines Diliman

BA Communication Arts (2011, cum laude)
University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College

Research interests: theater research on cultural performances, applied theater

Email address: ptamascual@up.edu.ph

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

BARTILAD, Paolo Andre C.
Instructor

Bachelor of Physical Education (2020)
University of the Philippines Diliman

Research interests: strength and conditioning, weight training, cycling

Email address: pcbartilad@up.edu.ph


DULCE, Ma. Zenia C.
Assistant Professor

MS Physical Education: Dance (2003)
University of the Philippines Diliman

BS Physical Education (1987)
Philippine Normal University

Research interests: culture studies on dance, games, sports, recreation; health and well-being

Email address: mcdulce@up.edu.ph, mazeniadulce@gmail.com


FLORES, Reynaldo R. Jr.
Instructor

BSEd major in Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health (2017)
Leyte Normal University (Philippines)

Research interests: sports and folk dance

Email address: rrflores9@up.edu.ph


LAGUILLES, Aquilino N.
Instructor

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health (2011)
Leyte Normal University (Philippines)

Research interests: dance, sports, health

Email address: anlaguilles@up.edu.ph


LORA, Michael Joshua C.
Instructor

Bachelor of Sports Science (2020)
University of the Philippines Diliman

Research interests: sports, strength and conditioning

Email address: mclora@up.edu.ph


PINOC, Anna Laurice
Instructor

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health (2019)
Leyte Normal University (Philippines)

Research interests: physical education, indigenous dances

Email address: ampinoc@up.edu.ph


POBRE, Jackyline A.
Instructor

Bachelor of Physical Education (2017)
University of Southern Mindanao (Philippines)

Research interests: physical education, indigenous dance, sports, recreation

Email address: japobre@up.edu.ph