Ambeth Ocampo is a public historian whose research covers the late nineteenth-century Philippines: its art, culture, and the heroes who figure in the birth of the nation. He writes a widely read Editorial Page column for the Philippine Daily Inquirer and moderates a growing Facebook Fan Page. Ocampo is a Professor and former Chairperson of the Department of History, School of Social Sciences in the Ateneo de Manila University.
Michael D. Pante is an associate professor at the Department of History, Ateneo de Manila University, and the chief editor of Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints. He is the author of A Capital City at the Margins: Quezon City and Urbanization in the Twentieth-Century Philippines (Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2019).
Meynardo P. Mendoza, Ph.D. is a part-time faculty of the Department of History, Ateneo de Manila University. He is the former Director of the Ateneo Martial Law Museum as well as the Ateneo Center for Asian Studies. He was also the first Coordinator of the Initiatives for Southeast Asian Studies. Among his research interests are: the Marcos period, transitional justice and reparations, human rights, social movements, agrarian reform and aviation history.
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