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  • Ph.D. Communication (2013) - University of the Philippines
  • Ph.D. Literature (Summa Cum Laude) (2003) – University of Santo Tomas
  • M.A. Communication (1998) - University of the Philippines
  • M.A. Literature (1995) - University of Santo Tomas
  • A.B. Literature (Cum Laude) (1998) - University of Santo Tomas



  • The Role of Language and Literary Adaptations in Shaping Early Tagalog Cinema: A Study in Popular-Linguistic Nationalism [Local Journal] – Philippine Journal for Language Teaching. Vol. LI. (2011)
  • PCS Review, (Editorial) “Media, Culture and Technology” Issue [Local Journal] - PCS Review (December 2010)
  • The Dual Tradition of Philippine Media Studies: The Case of Asia’s Oldest University [Local Journal] – PCS Review (December 2010)
  • The Philippine National ICT Infrastructure: Bringing Social Reform and Development Through Seamless Wireless Connection,” (co-authored with Rodrigo Rivera II, Julienne Thesa Baldo, Beatrice Margarita Lapa, Jennifer Rebecca Alcasid and Maria Cynthia Diangson). [Local Journal] – PCS Review (2010)
  • Theorizing the Historical Fiction Film [Local Journal] – Manila: Selected Papers. Manila Studies Association (October 2008)
  • Exploring the Asian Question in Classical Hollywood: Cinema as Literature as History [Local Journal] – UNITAS: Scholarly Journal of the University of Santo Tomas. Vol. 81 No. 1. 76-88 (June 2008)
  • Semiotics of Komiks-to-Film Adaptation: Decoding Lapu-Lapu [International Journal] – International Journal of Comic Art (Spring, May 2014)
  • Korido-Komiks into Film: Sourcing, Adapting and Recycling the Bernardo Carpio Story [International Journal] - Humanities Diliman (Scopus Listed), Vol. 11 No. 1 (June 2014)
  • A Third Way to Film the Story: A Filipino Film Adaptation of a Work of Literary Journalism [International Journal] – Southeast Asia Research. Vol. 18 No.2 (2010)