Management and Staff


Dr. Niño Leviste earned his MS in Social Development at the Ateneo de Manila University, and his PhD in Sociology from the National University of Singapore. An Assistant Professor at the Ateneo Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Dr. Leviste specializes in political sociology, sociology of education, social reproduction in education and academic differentiation, and democratization in Southeast Asia (special focus on the Philippines and Singapore).

Associate Director for Research

Joselito T. Sescon earned his Master in Development Economics and MA in Economics at the University of the Philippines - Diliman. He is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo de Manila University, Department of Economics.

Research Scientist

Dr. Racelis (formerly Hollnsteiner) is former IPC Director, as well as Senior Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ateneo de Manila University. She has published extensively in the areas of poverty and well-being, urbanization, community organizing and people's empowerment, civil society, gender, children and youth, education, and socio-cultural change. Her close interaction with community based NGOs and People's Organizations over many years and her service on several local and international NGO boards has given her the informal title of "activist social scientist." In 1975, De La Salle University awarded her a Doctorate  in the Social Sciences, honoris causa, while the Ateneo de Manila University conferred on her the doctorate in humanities, honoris causa, in 2003. In 2004, the Consuelo Foundation gave her the Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award.

Administrative Assistant
Zircon - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.