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Theses and Dissertations: A List

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Theses and Dissertations: 1963 to March 2012 (MA and PhD)

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Theses and Dissertations: March 2012–Present (MA and PhD)

  • The MA theses and PhD dissertations from March 2012 to present are arranged per year. 
THESES and DISSERTATIONS (2012)
DE LEON, Abigail
Koro at Lipunang Pilipino: An Inquiry into Social Capital and Human Development in Philippine Choirs (PhD)
KIMUELL-GABRIEL, Nancy
Pook at Pagsasakapangyarihan: Ang Kababaihan ng Tundo, 1946–2008 (PhD)
NOBLE, Richly
Philippines-Australia relations: Coast Watch South (MA)
ODAL-DEVORA, Grace
Mutya: Pamamaybay sa larangan ng isang diwa (PhD)
VILLALUZ, Geraldine, RSCJ
Nalandangan: Kulturang Kapayapaan ng Inay Malinandang ng Talaandig Tungo sa Paglikhang Gabay sa Edukasyong Pangkapayapaan (PhD)
THESES and DISSERTATIONS (2013)
ALEGRE, Herlyn Gail
Demystifying the Dorimu Boi: Understanding the Representation of Japanese Pop Idol Masculinity through Visual and Discourse Analysis of Various Media Productions (MA)
BLANCA, Ringo
The Acculturation of Korean Students in the Philippines and its Implications on Koreanness: The Case of Koreans in an Urban Private School (MA)
DE GUZMAN, Charles
Philippines-China Relations: The Linkage of Economic and Security Interests (MA)
DOMINGO, Sarah
The Globalization of Hangugeo: Exploring the Spread of Korean language in the Philippines and its Prospects for Promoting Philippine National Interests (MA)
ERA, Joy Sheelah
Culture in governance: Marikina’s Ka-angkan festival, Meaning-Making and Urban Policy Process
GARCIA, Shayne
Southeast Asia and China: South-South Development Cooperation on New Hegemony? (MA)
GATBONTON, Esperanza
Kalinangang Pinanday sa Ginto: a Cultural History of Gold in Philippine Society (PhD)
LAPIZ, Eduardo
Baybayin: Makabayang Hibik sa Tinig ng Sinaunang Titik 1882–2012 (PhD)
MAGAT, Edel
Muslim-Christian intermarriage: Complications and Compromises (MA)
OBISPO, Joanna
Nihon no imeji (Japan’s images) through Anime: Perceptions of Filipino Students in Selected Universities (MA)
PANGANIBAN, Evangeline
The Influence of the 1986 People Power Revolution on the Basic Education Curriculum: A Case Study of Two Private Secondary Schools in Metro Manila (PhD)
UBALDE, Marrianne
Diverging Narratives: Lives and Identities of Japanese-Filipino Children in the Philippines (MA)
YOUNG, Stewart
Identity and Representation: the Life and Work of Five Philippine Chinese Neo-Realist Visual Artists, 1954–1975 (PhD)
THESES and DISSERTATIONS (2014)
ALICIAS, Maria Dolores
Civil Society and Political change in Burma/Myanmar: Exploring the Role of Civil Society in the Transition to a “Disciplined Democracy” (MA)
CANTA, Marilyn
Indian Textiles in the Philippines: Contexts of Encounter and Traces of Practice (PhD)
FERRER, Jasmine
Forging Peace in South Thailand: A Case Study of the Building Peace by Teaching Peace Program in Pattani Province (MA)
MAAMOR, Asnawi
The Role of Indonesia and Malaysia in the Peace Process in Southern Philippines: a Comparative Assessment (MA)
SIOSON, Erica
Communicating the Popular and the Quotidian in Japan: when Filipino wives engage in image production through Facebook (MA)
THESES and DISSERTATIONS (2015)
JAVAR, RODERICK
Retokadong Talambuhay, Manipuladong Salaysay: Ang Pananalambuhay kina Manuel M. Quezon at Ferdinand E. Marcos (PhD)
MENDOZA, PERSEVILLE
Filipino Philosophy in the Martial Traditions of the Philippines: The Dungan as Philosophic Principle (PhD)
TIROL, JOSE MARIA
Of Forgetting and Remembering: Social Memory, Commemoration, and the Jewish Refugees in the Philippines during the Second World War (PhD)
TRIUMFO, CRISTINA
Tiangge Online: The Proliferation of Philippine Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Internet (PhD)
QUE, GILBERT
The Role of Post 1990-Bollywood Films in Identity Formation of Second-Generation Indian Transnationals in Metro Manila (MA)
ZARATE, MARIA JOVITA
Pagtatanghal ng Bayan: Ang Pulitika sa Kultura ng mga Ritwal na Pananampalatayang Katoliko sa Angono, Rizal (PhD)
THESES and DISSERTATIONS (2016)
ISRAEL, Lorna
Refusing a Life without Poverty: Scarcity and Abundance in Dolphy’s Situation Comedies (MA)
PASIGAN, Renz
Making the Foreign Familiar: Examination of the Philippine Remake of the Korean Drama First Shop of the Coffee Prince (MA)
SUMILANG, Erika
Repackaging Japanese Culture: The Digitalization of Folktales in the Pokémon Franchise (MA)
TADEO, Erika
Maximizing the Social Life Chances: A case study on the cross-border adaptation of First Generation Indonesian Migrants in the Municipality of Glan, Sarangani Province (MA)
TANTOCO, Clio
Illustrating Recovery: Traditional Japanese Art Styles and Modern Graphic Design Styles in the Graphic Design of Tokyo 1964 (MA)
VILLOTA, Alleson II
Japanese Pop Culture Exposure and Consumption: Influence on Youth Attitudes based on Two Asian Study Survey Datasets (MA)
THESES and DISSERTATIONS (2017)
GANADILLO, Ivy
New Chinese Migrants in the Philippines: Exploring Non-Economic Factors in Migration Decisions based on Personal Narratives (MA)
BACALSO, Mary
The Imperative of the Philippines’ Signature and Ratification of the International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearance
DAVID, Kara
Ang Amo at ang Maamo: Pangangamuhan at Pagkatao ng mga AETA ng Pampanga (MA)
PASIGAN, Renz
Filipinizing the Korean: Representation of Filipino Culture in a Philippine Remake of Selected Korean Dramas
PAWILEN, Ryan
Identity, Transformation and Customary Law among Bago Igorots: Examining Conflict Resolutikon Methods in a Changing Ethnoscape

THESES and DISSERTATIONS (2018)
ANDRES, Brenson
Schools and their Influence on Students' ASEAN Awareness: A Study of Quezon City High Schools (MA)
MACALIB-OG, Ariane
Assessing the Impact of Thailand's Government Policies and Programs in Local Context: The Case Study of Karen's Baan Huai Lad Nai (MA)
ERBITE, Kristina
Viewing Mistresses: Filipina Audiences Constructing Meanings of Gender and Sexuality in Media and Everyday Life (MA)
ENCINARES-ENAJE, Ivy
Facility-Based Delivery: Implikasyon sa Paghulma sa Pang-Inang Kalusugan (PhD)
BRILLON, Cherish
Darna and the Intermediality of the Filipino Superhero Genre (PhD)
EBRADA, Sandra
The Bagani Spirit through the Moral Imagination of Philippine Army Officers: Strengthening Military Leadership based on the Agyu Epic (PhD)
ENRIQUEZ, Edelyndon
Ganting-Loob at Pamuling-Pamudod: Dalumat at Realidad sa Lipunang Tagalog ng Caciquismong Espanyol, 1571–1896 (PhD)
HAIRULLA, Munap
The Concept of 'Ilmu' Pagkausug in the Jawi Materials from Sulu (PhD)
PINZON, Mary Jannette 
De(familial)izing the Family: Anak ng OFWs' Emergent Narratives on Parent-Child Communication, Religious Socialization, and Self-Perceived Identities (PhD)
RAPISORA-LAGOS, Concepcion
Sapatero in Marikina City: Enacting Economies in the Philippines' Footwear Capital (PhD)
REYES, Jesusa
Malasakit in a Public Utility Company: Expression of Kapwa, Buhay, Ginhawa, Dangal, and Tulong in the Workplace (PhD)