Room No. 1324
University of the Philippines – Diliman
Carlos Peña Tatel, Jr. holds various academic degrees from the University of the Philippines Diliman – PhD in Anthropology, MA in Archaeology and BA in History. He is an Associate Professor of the Department of
Anthropology, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy. Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of his academic training, his research interests and intellectual endeavors cut across many disciplines and areas of study such as heritage, material culture, ethnohistory, religion, visual anthropology, history of anthropology/historical anthropology, folklore, applied anthropology, Southeast Asian anthropology and indigenization of Social Science. His first edited book entitled Ethnographies of Disaster: the 2009 Anthropology Fieldschool in Tiwi, Albay was published by Aquinas University of Legazpi in 2011.
He heads the college Folklore Studies Program and is program producer/host of a weekly campus radio program, Tabi-tabi Fokloradyo at DZUP 1602. In the graduate school, he teaches Special Problems in Philippine Cultural Anthropology, while in the undergraduate level, he handles Social Anthropology, Anthropology of Religion, and Foundations of Behavioral Social Sciences. He has contributed articles in international and local publications as well as presented academic papers in foreign and national conferences. He also serves as a member in committees on heritage in UP Diliman as well as in the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.