Over the past decade or so, Hector Guazon’s participation in and identification with anthropological practice extend in various arenas: As assistant professor at the Department of Social Sciences, University of the Philippines-Mindanao (2005-2006) and the Department of Anthropology, University of the Philippines-Diliman (2020-), as lecturer at the Department of Anthropology, University of the Philippines-Diliman (2006-2020), teaching migration, folklore, religion, social anthropology, economic anthropology, urban anthropology, field methods in social anthropology and folklore; as assistant curator at the St Louis University Museum (2014-2018), Baguio City; as officer of the Ugnayang Pang-Aghamtao or the Anthropological Association of the Philippines (2014-2015) and member of the Society for the Anthropology of Religion, International Society for Sociology of Religion and the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences; as consultant of CICM-Rome on Religious Formation (2005); as knowledge producer through his publications in peer-reviewed journal.
He has produced a thesis on the micropolitics of initiation of a religious congregation in the Philippines, as part of his MA program in the University of the Philippines- Diliman (2004) and dissertation on the sociomoral world of the Filipino Catholics in Brussels, Belgium as requirement for his doctorate in the University of the Philippines-Diliman (2012). His disciplined disposition was recognized by the Katholiek Universiteit-Leuven, which granted him international scholarship during his field research in Brussels (2009-2010) and accrued positively to his production of vital contribution to anthropology of religion, religious institution, Roman Catholicism, migration, morality as well as psychological and urban anthropology.
Anthropology of Religion, Anthropology of Catholicism, Anthropology of Migration and Mobility, Urban Anthropology
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