SOLAIR
Faculty and Visiting Scholars
Dr. Amante
Dr. Maragtas S.V. Amante
Professor
Vice-President for Administrative Affairs
Ph.D. (Keio University, Tokyo, 1993)

email: mvamante@up.edu.ph

Wages; Compensation; Labor Policy; Labor Economics; Political Economy; Research; ASEAN Industrial Relations; Philippine Seafarers

Atty Jun Aragon

Atty. Rosalio A. Aragon, Jr.
Director, Center for Labor Justice (CLJ)
Director, Center for Labor Grassroots and
   Initiatives (CLGI)

Labor Law; :Labor Relations; Arbitration; Collective Bargaining; Conflict Resolution
Dr. Ronahlee Asuncion

Dr. Ronahlee A. Asuncion
Dean
Ph.D. (University of the Philippines, 2010)

email: raasuncion@up.edu.ph

Organization Studies; Organizational Communication; Public Policy
Dr. Binghay

Dr. Virgel C. Binghay
Professor
Graduate Studies Program Coordinator
Ph.D. (University of the Philippines, 1996)

email: phdbinghay@yahoo.com

Human Resource Development; Total Compensation; Strategic Employee Benefits; Performance Management; Organization & Management; Organization & Work; Corporate Planning; Competency-Based System
Dr. Emily Cabegin




Dr. Emily Christi A. Cabegin

Associate Professor
Director, Center for Industry Productivity and Competitiveness (CIPC)
Ph.D. Economics (University of the Philippines, 2003)

email: cabegine@gmail.com



Labor/Human Resource Economics, Econometrics, Research Methods, Health Economics; Demographic Economics; Labor Economics; Econometrics

Dr. Bart Lambregts
Dr. Bart Lambregts
Visiting Professor (July-August 2014)
University of Amsterdam
Kasetsart University, Bangkok
Ph.D. in Human Geography (University of Amsterdam, 2009)
MSc. in Urban Planning (Delft University of Technology)
Local impacts of services outsourcing and offshoring in the Philippines, India and Thailand; Globalization, services and urban transformations; sustainable urban mobility; urbanization and climate change.
Dr. Mahy

Dr. Petra K. Mahy
Visiting Professor (July-August 2013)
University of Melbourne, Australia
Ph.D. (Australian National University, 2012)

email: petra.mahy@unimelb.edu.au

Comparative labor law; Comparative Corporate Law; Comparative Law in Asia; Informal Labour Regulation; Legal Anthropology
Dr. Scherrer
Dr. Christoph Scherrer
Visiting Professor (April-May 2015)
University of Kassel, Germany

Dr. habil. (political science, Berlin )
Dr. phil. (political science, Frankfurt)

M.A. economics ( Frankfurt )

Trade and Labor; Financial Crisis and Inequality; and Investment and Trade Agreements and Labor Relations
Prof. Serrano
Dr. Melisa R. Serrano
Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Labour Studies (University of Milan, 2012)
Master in Labour Policies and Globalisation (University of Kassel/Berlin School of Economics, Germany)

email: mrserrano@up.edu.ph
Non-standard and precarious employment in ASEAN and East Asia; union renewal; informal economy and micro and small enterprises; alternatives to capitalism; trade unions and social movements; comparative (ASEAN) industrial relations; wages and productivity in the Philippines; solidarity economy; social security; agrarian reform
Prof. Tolentino

Prof. Maria Catalina M. Tolentino
Assistant Professor
College Secretary
Ph.D. units in Communication (College of
Mass Communication, U.P.D.)
Master in Asian Studies (Asian Center, U.P.D.)

email: ma_catalina.tolentino@upd.edu.ph

Research in Labor and Industrial Relations; Theories in Organization and Work; Informal Sector issues; Social Security issues; Small and Medium Enterprises studies
Edlira Xhafa

Dr. Edlira Xhafa
Visiting Researcher (Aug 2013 - Jan 2014)
Ph.D. in Labour Studies (University of Milan, 2012)

email: edlira.xhafa@hotmail.com

 

Research (both qualitative and quantitative) in the following study areas: post-capitalist alternatives, solidarity economy, public services, health politics, Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), Public-Public Partnerships (PuPs), informal economy, public sector unionism, trade unions in transition countries, women and gender issues in trade unions, issues of representation in micro and small enterprises (MSEs) and workplace issues of seafarers.