Welcome, Dr. Henelito A. Sevilla, Jr.

We are very delighted that Dr. Henelito A. Sevilla, Jr. is PhISO’s Member of Board of Advisors. For current list of advisors, please click here.

Henelito A. Sevilla, Jr. is an Assistant Professor at the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of the Tehran, a Masters degree in International Relations from the University of the Shahid Behesti, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran and Bachelor of Science in International Relations from the King Faisal Center for Islamic, Arabic and Asian Studies, Mindanao State University, Marawi City, Philippines. Dr. Sevilla’s research interests are political economy of the Middle East, Iranian Foreign Policy, Persian Gulf Security issues, US Foreign Policy in the Middle East, oil and gas security and terrorism. He was the College coordinator of the West Asian (Middle East studies) at the University of the Philippines Diliman Asian Center. Some of his notable publications include:

2014. “Nationalization Scheme (Nitaqat) in Saudi Arabia and the Condition of Filipino Migrant Workers.” Journal of Identity and Migration 8(2):7–23.

2013. “Turkish Cultural Diplomacy in the Philippines.” Middle East Institute, 13 November.
2013. “The Republic of the Philippines BID for Observer Status at the OIC: Motivations, Challenges and Opportunities.”  International Journal Advances in Social Sciences and Humanities 1:1 (October) 18–28.
2011. “Middle East Security Issues and their Implications to the Philippines.” Indian Journal of Asian Studies 24:1–2 (July-December).
2010. “Why Middle East Matters to the Philippines?” Asia Pacific Journal of Social Sciences, India 2:2 (July-December).

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