Department Chairperson and Coordinators

Neil Martial R. Santillan, PhD
Chairperson

Neil Martial R. Santillan is the current chair of the UP Department of History. He previously served as UP Diliman’s Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs from 2014 to 2017. He also served as the Associate Dean for Administration and External Affairs of the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy from 2010-2013.

Ma. Luisa dL. Bolinao, PhD
Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Ma. Luisa dL. Bolinao is the current Undergraduate Program Coordinator of the Department of History. As such, she provides the support and management in the proper implementation of the Department’s undergraduate program. She also served as Chairperson of the UP Department of History from 2009-2012.

Rowena Q. Bailon, PhD
Graduate Program Coordinator

Serving as the current Graduate Program Coordinator is Rowena Q. Bailon. She provides support and management in the proper implementation of the Department’s graduate program. She also served as College Secretary of the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy from 2014-2017.

Ruel V. Pagunsan, PhD
Research Coordinator

Ruel V. Pagunsan is the current Research Coordinator of the Department. He oversees the implementation of the Department’s Institutional Research Agenda. He also coordinates with other faculty members with regard to their individual researches.

Raymund Arthur G. Abejo
Teaching Coordinator

Serving as the current Teaching Coordinator of the Department is Raymund Arthur G. Abejo. As Teaching Coordinator, he works closely with the General Education (GE) Coordinator in conducting different activities, seminars, and workshops aimed at enhancing the teaching competencies of the Department’s faculty members.

Jopol Alvin C. Ancheta
General Education (GE) Coordinator

Jopol Alvin C. Ancheta serves as the current General Education (GE) Coordinator. The GE Coordinator supervises all activities related to the Department’s GE courses, Kas 1 and Kas 2 related. He also works together with the Teaching Coordinator in conducting workshops that aim to improve the teaching capabilities of the Department’s faculty members.

Francisco Jayme Paulo A. Guiang
Extension Coordinator

The current Extension Coordinator of the Department is Francisco Jayme Paulo A. Guiang. As Extension Coordinator, he ensures the proper implementation of the Department’s Institutional Agenda by bringing history closer to various audiences through conferences, symposia, and seminars. He also coordinates with other faculty members with regard to their individual extension agenda.

Dondy Pepito G. Ramos II
Student and Staff Concerns Coordinator

Dondy Pepito G. Ramos II holds the position of Students and Staffs Concerns Coordinator. He assists the Chairperson in implementation of the Staff Development Plan, which looks into the professional and personal development of students and staff of the History Department. He also regularly coordinates and communicates with the student body to get their feedback and concerns regarding the Department.