Donor Profile

BELINDA A. AQUINO, Ph.D., Cornell University (Government and Southeast Asian Studies), M.A. (Political Science and Public Administration), University of Hawaii at Manoa , B.A. (English major and Political Science minor).

Currently Professor Emeritus of Asian Studies and Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Professor (Ret.) of Political Science and Asian Studies and Founding Director, Center for Philippine Studies, School of Pacific and Asian Studies,
University of Hawaii at Manoa (1975-2009)
U.P. Vice President for Public Affairs, Diliman, Quezon City (1989-91) & concurrently
Visiting Professor of Public Administration and Political Science
Visiting Professor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies(1997-98)
Visiting Scholar ,School of Economics, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan (Summer 1989)
Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore (l986)
Lecturer in four Indonesian Universities (Dec. 1989)

Recipient of Most Distinguished U.P. alumna, University of the Philippines Alumni Association in America (UPAAA), Houston, 2003
Recipient of Pamana ng Pilipino (Philippine Heritage), Presidential Award, Malacanang, Philippines, 2002
Recipient of Distinguished Centennial Lifetime Achievement Award, UPAA, Quezon City, Philippines, 2008
National President, UPAAA, 2009- 2011
Editor and writer, The University Experience: Essays on the 82nd Anniversary of the University of the Philippines.U.P.Press, 1991)
Founding Chair, International Council for Philippine Studies Conferences (ICOPHIL), 2005