Research Assistants

This project will not be possible without the help of these hardworking research assistants.

Hannah Kayreen M Aliwate

BA Broadcast Communication (2018)

University of the Philippines Diliman

Hakee finished her primary and secondary education in the Assumption School of Antipolo City, Rizal, in 2014. In 2018, she completed her undergraduate degree in Broadcast Communication at the College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines-Diliman, where she realized her affinity for feminist and gender studies in children’s media. Her undergraduate thesis was entitled, “Narrating Gender to Children,” a feminist critical discourse analysis of the gender socialization in ABS-CBN’s youth-oriented television program, Wansapanataym.

Hannah is currently the research assistant of her then-undergraduate program and thesis adviser, Dr. Elizabeth L. Enriquez, whose incredible works on the history of broadcasting in the Philippines has led her to acquire an appreciation for public history as a valuable element in developing her own academic research endeavors.

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Robbin Charles M. Dagle

AB Communication, Minor in Sociology (2018, cum laude) Ateneo de Manila University

Robbin M. Dagle works as a research assistant for the Queer Christianity Project with Dr. Jayeel S. Cornelio and Dr. Anjo Lorenzana at the Development Studies Program of the Ateneo de Manila University. He was the editor-in-chief of The GUIDON, the college’s official student publication. He also previously edited its section Beyond Loyola, which is dedicated to covering socio-political issues. His previous body of work includes various news stories on political activism and mobilizations. He won a Best News Story award from the United Print Media Group Gawad Inkstitusyon Awards for a story he co-wrote on an anti-Marcos lightning rally during the 2016 vice presidential debate. His interests include religion, media and journalism, politics, and human rights issues.

Patricia Marie U. Dizon

BM Musicology (2018 cum laude)

University of the Philippines Diliman

Patricia Marie Udarbe Dizon, known as Pat, studied music as a Choral Conducting Major and gained her Bachelor's Degree in Musicology (Cum Laude) in June 2018 at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Her undergraduate thesis, "Making a Living: Professional Musicians in Live Performances in Metro Manila," was awarded as Best Thesis on the same year she gained her Bachelor's Degree. Pat's current research endeavors are: music business, music and media, and sociology of popular music.


She is currently EPAPC's research assistant to Dr. José Buenconsejo.

Ethnographies of Philippine Auditory Popular Cultures

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