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Jorge Villamor Tigno

Politician, Recipient, Ninoy Aquino Professorial Chair Award (2004)

Expertise: Social Sciences, Political Science

Dr. Jorge Villamor Tigno is recognized currently the Chairperson of the Department of Political Science and Secretary-General of the Philippine Migration Research Network (PMRN). He has a doctorate in public administration from the UP National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG). Some of his publications include: State, Politics and Nationalism Beyond Borders: Changing Dynamics in Filipino Overseas Migration, Editor (Quezon City: Philippine Migration Research Network and Philippine Social Science Council, 2009); Philippine Democracy Assessment; Free and Fair Elections and the Democratic Role of Political Parties, with Edna Co, Maria Elissa Jayme Lao, and Margarita Sayo (Quezon City: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines, 2005); and "Agency by proxy: women and the human trafficking discourse in the Philippines" in Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia; Critical Perspectives, edited by Michele Ford, Lenore Lyons, and Willem van Schendel (London and New York: Routledge, 2012), pp. 23 - 41.

Affiliation

Associate Professor, Dept. of Political Science, CSSP, UPD, Quezon City

Award

    • Recipient, Ninoy Aquino Professorial Chair Award, University of the Philippines, 2004 S- 2005 Ag

Papers Presented

    • The Missing Link?: Human Smuggling from the Philippines and Crime, presented at the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) Study Group Meeting on Human Trafficking, CSCAP Thailand, Bangkok (29-30 August 2005)., mm

Publication

    • Co, E., Lao, M.E.J., Sayo, M., (2005) Philippine Democracy Assessment; Free and Fair Elections and the Democratic Role of Political Parties
    • Stiftung and the National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines