Jalton Taguibao

Jalton Garces Taguibao is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Department of the Political Science, College of Social Sciences, University of the Philippines-Diliman.


Assistant Professor Jalton Taguibao graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of the Philippines-Diliman, and a Masters degree in Public Management from the University of the Philippines Manila. He served as Teaching Associate at the Department of Political Science in UP Diliman before working as a Full time faculty member at the University of Asia and the Pacific from 2002-2004. In 2005, he joined the Department of Social Science at the University of the Philippines-Manila as a Full time faculty member. In 2010, he returned to the Department of Political Science, UP Diliman as Assistant Professor.

Apart from his engagements in the academe, Prof. Jalton Taguibao is a Research and Project Manager at the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability-East Asia and the Pacific. He also serves as policy consultant, lecturer, and trainer at the Development Academy of the Philippines, the National Commission for Culture and Arts and the National Defense College of the Philippines.

Prof. Taguibao is currently a PhD Candidate in Political Science, completing his dissertation research on Renewable Energy Policy. He has also previously completed postgraduate courses at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil, and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.

Courses handled

POLSC 11 - Introduction to Political Science
POLSC 14 - Philippine Politics and Government
POLSC 110 - Political Analysis
POLSC 150 - Philippine National and Local Administration
POLSC 160 - Society, Politics and Government
Social Science II - Western Social, Political and Economic Thought


Taguibao, Jalton. 2013. Trustee of the Nation: The Biography of Fidel V. Ramos (A Book Review). Philippine Political Science Journal 34, no. 1: 121-124.

Taguibao, Jalton. 2013. Ang Kapwa, Loob at Ugnayang Pulitikal ng Pangulo at Mamamayan Batay sa Pagsusuri ng mga Talumpati ng Pangulo mula 1986 hanggang 2013. Diwa E-Journal (Kasaysayan, Lipunan at Sikolohiyang Pilipino) 1, no. 1: 110-143.

Taguibao, Jalton. 2012. Responses and Issues on Philippine Renewable Energy Development: A Study on the Philippine Renewable Energy Act of 2008. Pandiwa 1, no. 1: 20-33.

Taguibao, Jalton. 2010. Renewable Energy (RE) Sector Development in the Philippines Based on the Perspectives and Experiences of Selected Industry Managers. Asia Pacific Social Science Review 10, no. 2: 71-85

Taguibao, Jalton. 2009. Human Capital Development, Overseas Employment and The Global Economic Crisis. 1st Annual International Graduate Research Conference on the Social Sciences and Humanities. SD Avenue Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University.

Taguibao, Jalton. 2001. Philippine Economic Policy and the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis. Global Jurnal Politik 1, no. 7: 25-30.

Awards and Recognitions

University of the Philippines Centennial Artist Award, University of the Philippines-Manila, 2008

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