MODULE DIRECTOR

PROF CHARITHIE B JOAQUIN

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PROF CHARITHIE B JOAQUIN

PROF CHARITHIE B JOAQUIN is currently the Chief of the Research and Special Studies Division and a member of the faculty of the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP). She is the Course Director for the Module on National Security Administration (NSA 201). She also served as the Course Director for the module on the Environmental Dimension. Previously, she headed the NDCP’s Defense Management Institute (DMI). As the NDCP’s main training arm, the DMI conducted short- and medium-term non-degree courses, conferences, lecture series and for a on current security issues. She was also the Deputy Director of the NDCP’s Institute for National Security Studies (INSS). She is the Lead Coordinator of the Program on Professional Development for Defense Civilians (PDDC), one of the programs under the multi-year Philippine Defense Reform Program of the Department of National Defense (DND). Prof Joaquin holds a Master’s degree in War Studies from King’s College, University of London where she received a Merit Award, and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of the Philippines. She has participated in short courses on strategic studies at the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) at the University of California in San Diego, USA (UCSD) and at the Hawaii-based Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS). She is a recipient of the British Chevening Scholarship (2004-2005)) and the 2009 NDCP Model Supervisor Award. Her areas of interest include Military Operations Other Than War, terrorism, terrorist financing, cyber security and strategic studies.

USEC GLORIA JUMAMIL-MERCADO Ph.D, MNSA

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USEC GLORIA JUMAMIL-MERCADO Ph.D, MNSA

Dr. Gloria Jumamil – Mercado PhD., MNSA has been with the government and the academe since 1979. She held various local, national and international positions such as; Project Development Analyst of the Ministry of Industry; City Planning and Development Manager of General Santos Local Government; Deputy Director General (rank of Assistant Secretary) of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority; Commercial Officer/Technical Assistant to the Chief of Mission at the Manila Economic and Cultural Office in Taiwan; Senior Advisor at the National Security Council; National Expert in Peace, Conflict and Development; and, Senior Vice President for Development Education, and Dean of the Graduate School of Public and Development Management, Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP-GSPDM).

Currently, she is the Deputy Cabinet Secretary (rank of an Undersecretary) at the Office of the Cabinet Secretary and Executive Director of the Performance and Project Management of the President’s Office. She is the Lead Official in the Streamlining and Re- engineering of the Bureaucracy within the Development and Security governance framework of President Duterte Administration. As the first female Commodore of the Philippine Navy Reserve, she is the Commander of the Naval Forces Reserve Eastern Visayas covering 11 island provinces of the Yolanda and earthquake affected areas last 2013 where she actively lead convergent relief operations and its reconstruction and rehabilitation of disaster stricken areas.

 She finished executive courses on Transnational Security Cooperation, and Advanced Security Cooperation at the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies as Women Peace and Security Fellow. She represented the Philippines in the Oxford Round Table for Higher Education at Oxford University attended by 35 Universities all over the world. She was also a Hunt Fund Fellow for Women in Security at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and spoke in

behalf of her class at the Washington Policy Forum to advocate for the expansion of the peace building framework of Demobilization, Disarmament and, Reintegration to include Rehabilitation. Dr. Mercado received her Doctorate in Philosophy major in Mainland China Studies at the National Sun Yat-Sen University as an International Fellow, graduating Summa Cum Laude and her dissertation “Philippine-Taiwan Relations in a One China Policy: An Analysis of the Changing Relational Pattern was officially published as a book released internationally.

She also graduated with Silver Medal/Best Thesis Award for Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) at the National Defense College of the Philippines wherein her thesis entitled “Integrated Development for Mindanao: Its Implications to National Security was used as a technical paper during the 1995 peace accord with the Moro National Liberation Front. A Magna Cum Laude graduate for her Bachelor of Arts in Economics at the University of San Carlos she was also sent to Alberta, Canada in her junior year under the RP-Canada World Youth Exchange Scholarship Program. Last year she was awarded the highest alumni recognition as Semper Fidelis Virtus recipient of the University of San Carlos and now the President of Canada World Youth (CWY) Alumni Philippines. Of late, she was also conferred with two distinuguished Alumni Awards; the NDCP Alumni Association Inc. and the National Sun Yat-Sen University International Category.

As Dean of DAP-GSPDM, Dr. Mercado pioneered the twinning program between DAP and the Armed Forces of the Philippines Command and General Staff College (AFP- CGSC) through its Master in Public Management (MPM) major in Development and Security. Under her leadership she did innovations through its MPM degree program with tracks in: International Development and Security for Defense Attaches; Health System and Development for Doctors to the Barrios; Integrity Development in Governance for the Bureaucracy; Development Entrepreneurship for Microfinance Practitioners; Local Governance and Development for Governors, Mayors and other local officials; Public Order, Safety and Development for the Philippine National Police, Coast Guard, Firemen and Jail Officers; Executive Doctorate in Education Leadership; and, the Executive Development program for all the 111 State Universities and Colleges of the country. She is a Professor in most of the Philippine military schools for senior officers, like the National Defense College of the Philippines, Command and General Staff College (CGSC), and the Special Intelligence Training School (SITS).

She also teaches Modern Chinese Economy at the Ricardo Leong Chinese Study Center of the Ateneo de Manila University. A two termed Chairman of the Board and President of the National Defense College Alumni Association Inc. (NDCPAAI), she is also founding Chairman of Women in National Development and Security (WINDS) and spearheaded advocacy and empowering programs for women in security sector development. Recently, she was the Head of the Philippine Delegation of the first half of COP 22 in Marrakesh, Morocco particularly the G77 + China meetings and the formal opening of the United Nation Framework for Climate Change (UNFCC).

Undersecretary Mercado is the youngest daughter of former Mayor of Victoria Northern Samar – Guillermo Jumamil Sr. and Herminia Mondigo Eli. She is parent to three grown-ups – Dawn Marie, an Environmentalist and business entrepreneur; Krista Gem, the Chief of Staff of Senator Manny Pacquiao; and, Ernest Lex, a social entrepreneur. Dr. Mercado enjoys photography, travelling, collecting candles and listening to classical music.

PROF VLADIMIR T MATA, MNSA, Ph.D

PROF VLADIMIR T MATA, MNSA, Ph.D

ASEC JONAS GEORGE S SORIANO

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ASEC JONAS GEORGE S SORIANO

MR. SORIANO first worked as an activist, Organizer, Trainor, Alliance builder and finally Area Development Executive during the early part of the 80s to the first few years of the 90s. During this time, he pushed for a people’s development agenda and specific farmers, trade unions and in and out of school youth sectoral concerns resulting in economic and political rights gains for these sectors.

The 1986 Edsa Revolution pushed forth a multitude of initiatives for peace and education. It was during this time that he entered the Peace Desk of the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement headed by then President Horacio “Boy” R Morales (later DAR Secretary during President Joseph Estrada) and set up alliances with then Executive Director Teresita “Ging” Deles (turned Secretary during President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III) and other peace advocates to hasten talks between the Government and the National Democratic Font.

Two years later he worked with a newly formed popular democratic Leaders education NGO, the Education for Life Foundation and pioneered, implemented and evaluated 6 batches of 6 weeks education courses for farmer, trade union, indigenous peoples and youth leaders. This initiative helped hone his popular education competencies and capacities as well as managing the six week courses. Through the mentorship of Popular Educators such as former TESDA Director General Ed de la Torre and PEPE Educator Roberto Nicolasura, several modules on Distance Education were also done combining their own Tradition in Development Education and Denmark’s own Folkejoskole or Danish Folkschool framework.

A one-and-a-half-year stint with the Ayala Foundation and a two and half year exposure with the Local Government Unit of General City expanded his horizons in Local Governance work as a planning and senior economist III with the City Planning and Development Office and the City Economic Management Development Office.

The next 9 years gave him a chance to deepen his work with agrarian reform farmers, Mindanao Development, Abaca, Corn, Rubber and Timber Sector Development and Social Enterprise work and later Microfinance across several regions in Mindanao, which exposed him not only to the realities of rural development but the complexities of Mindanao providing enough insights for his work as the OIC Executive Director and later Senior Vice President of the Kasanyangan Mindanao Foundation, Board member of the and KFI Center for Community Development Foundation Incorporated, Executive Director and Board member of Ploughshares Incorporated, Consultant for the National Corn Competitiveness Board, Consultant for the Philippine Social Enterprise Network and Angelprenuer of GONEGOSYO. This experience enhanced his experience in organizing farmers and social enterprises and planting of 2000 hectares of rubber, harvesting and marketing close to 600 hectares of corn.

From 2007 up to 2012, teaching opportunities opened up with the University of the Philippines’ Asian Institute of Tourism and Ateneo de Manila’s Development Studies Program to practice teaching college students Social Entrepreneurship. Opportunities also opened up for Evaluation of Development Programs of various Development NGOs in the arenas of Social Entrepreneurship, Area Development and Sectoral Upliftment of Farmers and Fishers.

This was later expanded when he joined the Graduate School of Public and Development Management of the Development Academy of the Philippines. Starting as consultant, later brought in as Institute Director and finally brought back as consultant. With the help of such distinguished luminaries as Dr. Sixto K. Roxas, Dr. Eduardo A. Morato, former DAR Secretary Gil de Los Reyes, CARD Chairperson and Magsaysay Awardee Aristotle Alip, they developed and enhanced close to 10 masteral and education programs that graduated more than 1000 public and private sector management students from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police, Department of Agriculture, Department of Agrarian Reform, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Presidential Security Group. Presidential Management Staff, Department of Health among others. Opportunities were also done with one day teaching stints with the National Defense College of the Philippines. He also engaged partnerships that put in place programs for educating government leaders. Most notable of which was the Bridging Leadership and Governance Program with the Department of Health and the Zuellig Family Foundation as well as the HEAL program for Church leaders and finally a Bridging Leadership for Social Outcomes for the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

The outcome of the 2016 elections provided a unique opportunity to serve the Filipino people under the National Government of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as Assistant Secretary and Deputy Executive Director of the Performance and Projects Management Office of the Office of the Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco. This current 2 year work has resulted in three outputs: the development (including the 20 at 22 social agenda) and security agenda of the national government, its mainstreaming into the Philippine Development Plan and National Security Policy; the implementation of the Cabinet Cluster System and in particular mainstreaming programs of the Cabinet Clusters of Human Development and Poverty Reduction, Economic, Infrastructure and Participatory Governance Cluster; and the formalization of the overall monitoring work of the Performance and Projects Management Office. As one of the first Assistant Secretaries appointed by the President, he was given the unique opportunity to shepherd the process and ensure alignment of the Ambiyson 2040 of NEDA and the Malasakit, Pagbabago at Patuloy na Pagunlad of the President.

The two years as alternate to Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Jun Evasco has also ushered in the need to come out with programs and projects directly relating the promises of the president. He has been part of most of the discussions on more than 40 projects approved by NEDA including those within the BUILD BUILD BUILD program of the President. He also bear witness to the guidelines needed in the implementation of the Free Tuition in State University and Colleges as well as putting in policies, mechanisms of implementation and projects on the use of protection and conservation of water. Finally, he has been involved in the evolution of the various cabinet cluster Performance and Projects Roadmaps of Economic Development, Human Development and Poverty Reduction cluster.

His additional work as spokesperson for the Cabinet Secretary allowed him the opportunity to develop and be part of both social and mainstream media campaigns on Rice Tarrification and the National Food Authority, Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion, Unconditional Cash Transfer, Pantawid Pasada, Kilusang Pagbabago and Biyayang Pagbabago in partnership with the Presidential Communications Operations
Office and their media institutions such as the RTVM, PIA and Channel 4. Being a resource person and speaker to various trainings and symposiums helped bring about the necessary inputs on the government’s development and security agenda.

Developing and implementing a bridging leadership program on Development and Security in the Context of Martial Law in Mindanao for the Department of National Defense, Department of Interior and Local Government and the Office of the Cabinet Secretary, helped promote programs that will converge National Development and Security programs with the Local Government Units across Mindanao

PROF MARIA VICTORIA DV GUMMERT

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PROF MARIA VICTORIA DV GUMMERT

Ms Maria Victoria DV Gummert is currently the Supervising Fellow for the Master in Productivity and Quality Management, major in Microfinance and of the Master in Public Management Major in Rural Development of the Development Academy of the Philippines’ Graduate School of Public and Development Management. Mavic Gummert started her professional career early 1979 as Project Development Analyst with the defunct Medium and Small Scale Coordinated Action Program (MASICAP) of the then Ministry of Industry. Her areas of assignment included the cities of Davao, Koronadal and General Santos. After the Program disbanded late 1980, she was absorbed as a full time Research Assistant of the Planning and Development Office of the Mindanao State University in General Santos City and a part time Economics instructor of the College of Business Administration. Mid 80’s she transferred to the then Camarines Sur State Agricultural College (now Central Bicol State University of Agriculture) located at her home province of Camarines Sur. Aside from a full teaching load, she supervised students doing their undergraduate thesis, school organisations and was given additional tasks in the research division as well as in the planning and development office. After she earned her Masters degree at the University of the Philippines at Los Banos, she sought employment at the International Rice Research Institute as a Senior Research Assistant. Her research were focused mainly on the effects of environmental degradation on agriculture. These research topics has piqued her interest on environmental issues and concerns such that she took up Environmental Science as a Minor when she started her Doctorate degree. The Degree has been shelved though when the family moved to Indonesia, and then to Germany, a career move of her husband, a consultant in development aid. While living abroad, Ms Gummert has limited her engagement to teaching English subjects and to voluntary charity work. The family returned to the Philippines late 2003 and Ms Gummert has had several teaching stints at various International Institutions. She also has been a Free-lance Consultant and has been involved in assisting projects with their marketing studies, value chain training, feasibility studies and project reports and manuscripts, curriculum review and development.

DR THERESITA V ATIENZA, DEM

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DR THERESITA V ATIENZA, DEM

Dr. Theresita V. Atienza is Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) where she has been tasked not only to oversee the Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) program but also to organize the crafting of a blueprint for its transformation to the Philippine Defense University System (PDUS).

She also briefly served as Senior Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School for Public and Development Management of the Development Academy of the Philippines. Dr. Atienza is a full Professor at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines where she also served as Dean of the College of Science. She was also Senior Lecturer at the University of the Philippines School of Labor and Industrial Relations (SOLAIR) and hosted the school’s radio program “Buhay Manggagawa (Worker’s Life)” over DZUP 1602am. Dr. Atienza has earned a degree in Medical Technology from the University of Santo Tomas, Master’s degree in Technology Management from the University of the Philippines and a doctorate degree in Educational Management.

In her capacity as adviser to an organization of women leaders, Women in National Develop and Security (WiNDS), Dr. Atienza participated in a workshop organized by the Asia Pacific Center for Strategic Studies (APCSS) on Inclusion of Women in the Security Sector.

Dr. Atienza is an Asian Public Intellectuals Fellow of the Nippon Foundation .She was the Philippine representative to the Regional Committee (RC) of the API Fellowships Program. As RC representative, she served as member of the regional project management team that was tasked to oversee the 1st regional project, “Community-based Initiatives Toward Human-Ecological Balance”. The project allowed her to conduct research in Khiriwong, Thailand; Batanes, Philippines; and Kali Code, Indonesia. She is likewise a Salzburg Global Fellow on “Optimizing Talent – Closing Educational and Social Mobility Gaps Worldwide”.

COL JOSE DEMAR A PAULY PROF, Ph.D

COL JOSE DEMAR A PAULY PROF, Ph.D

Academic background includes a Doctor of Philosophy in Management (Cum Laude), Master of Military Science in Strategic Studies, Master in Public Management major in Development and Security (Cum Laude), Master in Public Administration, Advance Diploma in Defense and Strategic Studies, Diploma Certificate in Public Management and Bachelor of Science (PMA).  His Professional Military Education includes completing his Command and General Staff Course graduating with Honors, Leadership Award, Graduating number 3, Technical and Administrative Service Award, Best Campaign Paper and 2nd Best Thesis Award.  He completed his Company Commanders (Infantry Advance) Course in Johore Bahru Malaysia and the Basic Infantry Course (with Honors) in TRADOC, PA.  He also serves as a faculty in Command and General Staff College handling subjects under the Joint and Combined Operations Module, Tri-Service Module and Operational Art and War Studies Module.  He has served as instructor, course director, module director, academic counselor and evaluator, adviser, training director, thesis panel and positions of various capacities in all levels of professional military education.  Philippine Military Academy (PMA) offers pre-entry education for officers, Training and Doctrine Command Philippine Army (TRADOC, PA) offers courses for both the Advance and Basic Courses and the Command and General Staff College.

ANANDA DEVI DOMINGO-ALMASE, DPA

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ANANDA DEVI DOMINGO-ALMASE, DPA

Dr. Ananda Devi Domingo-Almase, DPA is a permanent Professor III at the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) and the Course Director for the National Security Policy Analysis Module of the Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) Program of this College.

Dr. Almase earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication, major in Journalism, Master in Public Administration, with honors, and Doctor of Public Administration—all from the University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman, Quezon City. Following her university degrees, she also took up the “Advanced Security Cooperation Course” at the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) of the United States (US) Department of Defense (DOD) in Honolulu, Hawaii in 2012. She also took up the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Executive Education Program (Capstone Course) for “Senior Executives in National and International Security” in 2015, and another HKS Executive Education on “Mastering Negotiation” in Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA in 2016.

A distinguished fellow of the Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC) in the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Dr Almase was given in October 2019 the PPSC Presidential Citation Award for sharing her knowledge and expertise in crafting the Homeland Security Strategy Framework that had ultimately become the foundation of the curriculum design and research agenda of the Master in Public Safety Administration (MPSA), as well as of the Officers Senior Executive Course (OSEC) programs of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Dr Almase wrote several thought-pieces and policy analyses in national security affairs for the Asia Dialogue of the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (UK). She also gave policy advice to defense and public safety sectors, and presented academic papers to policy communities at national and international levels.

DIR JULIO S AMADOR III

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DIR JULIO S AMADOR III

Mr. Julio Amador III is currently Convener of the Regional Security Architecture Program of Pathways to Progress, a member of the Board of Advisers of the New Era University-ASEAN Studies Center, and Adjunct Faculty at the National Defense College of the Philippines. He was former Deputy Director-General of the Foreign Service Institute where provided policy analysis and strategic advice on ASEAN issues, Southeast Asia security and international relations, and foreign policy to several offices in the Department of Foreign Affairs. He earned a Master of Arts in International Relations and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Security Studies as a Fulbright Graduate Scholar at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University for 2012-2013. He was an Asia Studies Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington from May 27 to November 27, 2013. Mr. Amador has published peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and op-eds/commentaries in on-line news media. He co-edited the book “A Handbook on Philippine Public Diplomacy.” He was a former lecturer at De La Salle University and at the Ateneo De Manila University’s Department of Political Science. He lectures at the De La Salle-College of St Benilde, San Sebastian College-Recoletos College of Law, Development Academy of the Philippines, FSI, and the Special Intelligence Training School (SITS), and the National Defense College of the Philippines. He is an active participant in Track 1.5 and Track 2 security dialogues.

CDR ROSTUM J BAUTISTA, MNSA PN (Res)

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CDR ROSTUM J BAUTISTA, MNSA PN (Res)

CDR BAUTISTA is the Chief Defense Research Officer of the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) and designated as Chief, Academic Affairs Division of the National Defense College of the Philippines in 2017. He finished the Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) in 2006 at the NDCP, with the bronze academic excellence award (3rd overall). He is a reserve officer of the Philippine Navy with the rank of Commander. He also finished his Master in Public Administration (2000) and Bachelor’s degree in Political Science (1999) from the University of the Philippines Diliman. CDR Bautista is a fellow of the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS), Hawaii where he took the Executive Course in 2002 and the Advanced Security Cooperation Course 16-1 in May 2016. He has conducted a number of short courses and seminars on security issues, disaster and sustainable environmental management in collaboration with local and international partners such as the Network of ASEAN Defense and Security Institutions (NADI); Office of Civil Defense (OCD); Armed Forces of the Philippines Office for Strategic Studies and Strategy Management (AFP-OSSSM) ; Department of Tourism; Department of Energy; Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES); Embassy of USA, Canada and Australia; RSIS Singapore, the Philippine Society for Industrial Security; and the Quezon City Local Government. He is a member of the NDCP editorial team in charge of publishing the National Security Review (NSR). Prior to NDCP, he served as a research fellow at the Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISDS) under Dr. Carolina Hernandez, Dr. Segundo Romero and Dr. Alex Brillantes from 1991-1998.

FACULTY

PROF CHARITHIE B JOAQUIN

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PROF CHARITHIE B JOAQUIN

PROF CHARITHIE B JOAQUIN is currently the Chief of the Research and Special Studies Division and a member of the faculty of the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP). She is the Course Director for the Module on National Security Administration (NSA 201). She also served as the Course Director for the module on the Environmental Dimension. Previously, she headed the NDCP’s Defense Management Institute (DMI). As the NDCP’s main training arm, the DMI conducted short- and medium-term non-degree courses, conferences, lecture series and for a on current security issues. She was also the Deputy Director of the NDCP’s Institute for National Security Studies (INSS). She is the Lead Coordinator of the Program on Professional Development for Defense Civilians (PDDC), one of the programs under the multi-year Philippine Defense Reform Program of the Department of National Defense (DND). Prof Joaquin holds a Master’s degree in War Studies from King’s College, University of London where she received a Merit Award, and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of the Philippines. She has participated in short courses on strategic studies at the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) at the University of California in San Diego, USA (UCSD) and at the Hawaii-based Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS). She is a recipient of the British Chevening Scholarship (2004-2005)) and the 2009 NDCP Model Supervisor Award. Her areas of interest include Military Operations Other Than War, terrorism, terrorist financing, cyber security and strategic studies.

ANANDA DEVI DOMINGO-ALMASE, DPA

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ANANDA DEVI DOMINGO-ALMASE, DPA

Dr. Ananda Devi Domingo-Almase, DPA is a permanent Professor III at the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) and the Course Director for the National Security Policy Analysis Module of the Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) Program of this College.

Dr. Almase earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication, major in Journalism, Master in Public Administration, with honors, and Doctor of Public Administration—all from the University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman, Quezon City. Following her university degrees, she also took up the “Advanced Security Cooperation Course” at the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) of the United States (US) Department of Defense (DOD) in Honolulu, Hawaii in 2012. She also took up the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Executive Education Program (Capstone Course) for “Senior Executives in National and International Security” in 2015, and another HKS Executive Education on “Mastering Negotiation” in Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA in 2016.

A distinguished fellow of the Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC) in the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Dr Almase was given in October 2019 the PPSC Presidential Citation Award for sharing her knowledge and expertise in crafting the Homeland Security Strategy Framework that had ultimately become the foundation of the curriculum design and research agenda of the Master in Public Safety Administration (MPSA), as well as of the Officers Senior Executive Course (OSEC) programs of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Dr Almase wrote several thought-pieces and policy analyses in national security affairs for the Asia Dialogue of the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (UK). She also gave policy advice to defense and public safety sectors, and presented academic papers to policy communities at national and international levels.