Maria Ela L. Atienza is professor and former chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman. She is also the editor of the Philippine Political Science Journal, the Scopus journal of the Philippine Political Science Association, and co-convenor of the Program on Social and Political Change in the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies. She also served as director of the UP Third World Studies Center (2010-2013) and president of the Philippine Political Science Association (2007-2009). Her research interests and publications cover local politics, governance and devolution; human security; health politics and policy; and Philippine charter change issues.
Maria Ela L. Atienza
Professor, Department of Political Science – University of the Philippines Diliman