SALAZAR Robert a. c.

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SALAZAR Robert a. c.
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
College of Asia Pacific Studies
Job title
Ph.D Anthropology(Ohio State University, USA), Master of Science(Ateneo De Manila University, Philippines), Bachelor of Arts(Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

:Deputy Director, Social Survey Research Unit, Bicol RiverBasin development Program, Ateneo de Naga College, Philippines
Jun 1976
May 1977
1974-1977:Dean of Student Affairs (1976/06-1977/05) and Instructor, Ateneo de Naga College, Philippiines
Jun 1980
Aug 1981
1977-1981:Assistant Professor and Chairman (1980/06-1981/08), Graduate Department of Social Sciences, De La Salle University, Philippines
:Consultant, Port-Gentil (Gabon) Redevelopment Project and Refugee Processing and Resettlement Project, Planning Resources and Operations Systems, Inc.
:Part-time Lecturer, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines Department of Sociology-Anthropology


Sociology-Anthrology, Ateneo De Manila University
Anthropology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Psychology, Arts and Sciences (Psychology), Ateneo De Manila University

Committee Memberships

1. President (June 1995-June 1996), Association of Philippine Colleges of Arts and Sciences (APCAS), a national organization of college Deans
2. Vice-President (June 1990-May 1991), Philippine Sociological Society
3. Dean (June 1993-May 1996), College of Liberal Arts, De La Salle University, Philippines
4. Executive Director (June 1991-May 1993), Social Development Research Center, De La Salle University, Philippines
Jul 2014
International Sociological Association  

Awards & Honors

Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship
Cum Laude Ateneo De Manila University
Academic Excellence, Department of Psychology, Ateneo De Manila University, Philippines


Going Organic in the Philippines: Social and Institutional Features
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Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (formerly Journal of Sustainable Agriculture)   38(2) 199-229   2014
NGOs and the management of protected areas.
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Research Brief, No. 3. Social Development Research Center, De La Salle University.   7   2000
Indigenous people's participation in Environmental Impact Assessment: An Ifugao community in Nueva Vizacaya and the Didipio gold-copper mining project.
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Research Brief, No. 6. Social Development Research Center, De La Salle University   5   2000
Enhancing women's participation in resources management planning. Lessons from the Tagbanua in Coron Island, Palawan.
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Research Brief, no. 1   5   1999
Japanese Guests, Asean Hosts: Japanese Tourism in Asean COuntries
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The Japan Foundation News Letter   25(4) 12-14   1997

Books etc

Social and Institutional Opportunities and Constraints of Organic Agriculture in the Philippines. In Manopimoke, S. (Ed.), World Organic Food Trade and Its Impact on Asia Pacific
The case study. In Stella P. Go, ed., Writing and evaluating social science theses. no.
Manila: De La Salle University Press.   2003   
Turning over new leaves: Selected sociocultural dimensions of community forestry in the Philippines. no.
De La Salle University Press   2001   
Addressing the needs of foreign students in Japan. In Foreign communities of Japan and Southeast Asia. no.
Ibaraki University   2001   
The Fundamentalist Evangelical Movement in the Philippines: An Overview no.
Rome: Pontifical Gregorian University, Research Center on Cultures and Religions   1998   

Conference Activities & Talks

Managing NGOs for Older Persons in East and Southeast Asia: Lessons and Good Rractices from the Field
XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, "Facing an unequal world: Challenges for global sociology," July 13-19, 2014   2014   
Climate change discourse and action in the Philippines: Views, voices, vignettes
XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, "Facing an unequal world: Challenges for global sociology," July 13-19, 2014   2014   
Climate Change Discourse and Practice: More Fun in the Philippines?
Research Center for Asia Pacific Studies (RCAPS) Seminar, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan   2013   
What is Being Said and Done about the Social Dimensions of Climate Change? Voices, Views, and Vignettes from Southeast Asia
Change in the Asia Pacific, 2nd IAAPS Annual Conference, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Oita JAPAN, 2011   2011   
NGOs and Ageing Matter/s in the Asia Pacific: Improving the Quality of Life of Older People
The 9th Conference of The Asia Pacific Sociological Association: Improving the Quality of Social Life: A Challenge for Sociology, Bali, Indonesia, June 13-15, 2009   2009   


Co-organizer, International Winter Conference on Environmental Innovations and Sustainability
Jan 2011 - Jan 2011
Conference participant and session moderator, National Conference, Philippine Sociological Society, Natures in Transition: Sociologizing the Environment
Oct 2010 - Oct 2010
Research on NGOs, social movements, and social entrepreneurs as sources of innovative knowledge and grassroots power: the Philippines
Jul 2009
Social Dimensions of Climate Change in East Asia
2009 - 2011
The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Associations of the Elderly, and Civil Society Organizations in Establishing an Enriched and Energetic Aging Society in the Asia Pacific Region
2006 - 2009

Research Grants & Projects

Socio-cultural Dimensions of Climate Change in East Asia
Project Year: 2009 - 2010
Non-Governmental Organizations in the Service of Older People
Project Year: 2006 - 2008
Socio-cultural dimensions of organic farming
Project Year: 2003 - 2005
Japanese Tourism in Asian Countries
People's Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment in the Philippines