Elinor May K. Cruz

Elinor May Cruz is a University Research Associate of the Third World Studies Center. She is also associate editor of Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies. She has been involved in researches on memory and violent protests; ICT4D[1]; risk, discourse, and the body; the mass transit system in Metro Manila; and violence, human rights, and democracy in the Philippines. She was awarded the Gawad Tsanselor Para sa Natatanging REPS (Research cluster) in 2016. Finally, she earned a bachelor's degree in Communication Research from the College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines - Diliman and a master's degree in Sociology from the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy in the same university.


- Cruz, Elinor May and Trina Joyce Sajo. 2015. “Exploring the Cybersex Phenomenon in the Philippines.” Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries Volume 69 [1].

- Cruz, Elinor May and Trina Joyce Sajo. 2015. “Cybersex as affective labour: Critical interrogations of the Philippine ICT framework and the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012”. In Impact of Information Society Research in the Global South, ed. Chib, Arul, Julian May, Roxana Barrantes, 187-202. Springer-Verlag Singapur. [2].

- Cruz, Elinor May. 2014. “Review.” Sabangan: Philippine Women’s University’s Academic Journal [3].

Awards and Recognitions

Gawad Tsanselor sa Natatanging REPS (2016)

Paper Presentations

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