PHISO warmly congratulates Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach, a steering member of the organization, for being admitted to the PhD program in Humanities and Communication at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.
Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach is an Assistant Professor of Philippine Studies at the Filipino Department of De La Salle University–Manila, where he also finished his MA in Philippine Studies. Concurrently, Jecon is a PhD student in critical sociolinguistics and doctoral research for the “Language, Culture, and Identity in the Global Age” (IdentiCat) research group at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. He also serves as a managing editor for Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (LSE and Wiley-Blackwell) and associate editor for Southeast Asian Media Studies. Moreover, Jecon is an elected Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society. His published works revolve around the politics of Philippine languages, culture, and mass media. Jecon is also interested in Filipino philosophy and the Filipinization of the social sciences.