Chester CabalzaChester B. Cabalza

Senior Lecturer

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Room No. 1324
Pavilion 1
University of the Philippines - Diliman

Tel:+63 (2) 981-8500 loc 2114

 

 


 Geographical Areas: Cagayan Valley; East Asia; Southeast Asia


Chester Bancud Cabalza is a Senior Lecturer in the Graduate and Undergraduate Programs of the Department of Anthropology at the University of the Philippines Diliman. He is also an Associate Professor and Module Director for the Socio-Cultural Dimension of National Security of the National Defense College of the Philippines.

He graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Master of Arts in Asian Studies with units in International Studies from UP Diliman. Formerly a disciple of Law, but at present, he is currently enrolled for his doctorate program. In 2011, he became a Fellow of the People's Liberation Army, College of Defence Studies, National Defence University in Beijing, China.

Prof Cabalza sits as a Member in the NDCP's Academic Board and previously appointed the College Registrar. He is also a Board of Trustee and Chairman of Research of the Ibanag Heritage Foundation Incorporated. As a scholar, he has presented his papers in various academic fora. He is a recipient of the Angara Scholarship Award in UP Diliman and the Southeast Asian Regional Exchange Program by the Japan Foundation. He recently won the SMI-IFSSO Prize for the Social Science Award for his legal propositions to amend the anti-terrorism law in the Philippines.


International Publications

  • "Luwaran.com: Mouthpiece of the Bangsamoro in Southern Philippines," January 2011, Asian Politics and Policies, Volume 3 Issue 1, pages 153-155, Wiley-Blackwell, USA.
  • "Philippines-India: Making Impressive Strides in Strengthening Ties," April 2013. Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Diplomatist Special Supplement Magazine, pages 66-67, New Delhi, India.

Local Publications

  • "The Anthropology of National Security: Towards the Development of a New Epistemology," Special Edition, National Security Review, NDCP 50th Anniversary, October 2013, National Defense College of the Philippines, Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
  • "The Sabah Connection: An Imagined Community of Diverse Culture," Katiwasayan, A Special Edition, pages 32-37August 2013, National Defense College of the Philippines Alumni Association, Incorporated, Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
  • "Frontiers in Cybersecurity: Its Adverse Impacts in the Philippines and ASEAN Region," in Meeting the Challenges of Cybersecurity: The Philippine Situation and Outlook, pages 70-82, National Defense College of the Philippines, Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
  • "Trends and Threats in Cyberspace: Are We Secure?" Executive Policy Brief, Vol. 1. Nr. 11, July 2013, Defense College of the Philippines, Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
  • "Philippines-India: Making Impressive Strides in Strengthening Ties,"(Reprint) Executive Policy Brief, Vol 1. Nr. 7, June 2013, National Defense College of the Philippines, Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
  • "New Frontiers in Cybersecurity: Its Adverse Impact in ASEAN Region," Digest, Strategic and Special Studies, 3rd Quarter 2012, in Pressing Security Concerns, pages 21-33, Office of Strategic and Special Studies, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
  • "Is [South] Korea Open for Soft Power Diplomacy?" Executive Policy Brief, Vol. 1. Nr.13, February 2011, Defense College of the Philippines, Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
  • "The Political Dimension of National Security [International]," Distance Learning of Master in National Security Administration, 127 pages (Course Manual) 2010, National Defense College of the Philippines, Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
  • "Pagsulat sa Kasaysayang WalangPanulat: Ang Kaso ng mga Ayta ng Bataan," In Ledevina V Carino and Maria Luisa T Camagay, Kasaysayang Lokal: Papers on Local History, 1999, Ugnayan ng Pahinungod, Quezon City, (Co-authored with Nestor Castro and Earl Gadit). Paper translated into English, entitled, "Writing the History of Non-Literate Peoples: The Case of Ayta in Bataan."
  • "A Preliminary Study of Philippine Ethnomathematics," 1999, Sinag: CSSP Official Student Publication, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.