Galang, Jely A.

JELY A. GALANG is an Associate Professor of History at the University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman, Quezon City. His dissertation examines the lives and circumstances of working-class Chinese in the nineteenth-century Philippines, with particular emphasis on vagrants, unemployed and marginally-employed, as well as those unable to pay their taxes and had no documents of identification. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Young Historian’s Prize for his master’s thesis on Ilocano migration to Tarlac (1860-1935). The Prize was awarded by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).