Leonora Angeles | Labour Conditions Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Leonora Angeles, Labour Conditions Award, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at UBC SCARP-GRSJ, Canada

Dr. Leonora Angeles is a distinguished scholar and educator with expertise in political science, women’s studies, community planning, and social justice. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Studies from Queen’s University, complemented by a diverse educational background that includes a Diploma in Women and Development from the Institute of Planning Studies at the University of Nottingham. Dr. Angeles has held teaching positions at prestigious institutions worldwide, including the University of the Philippines, De La Salle University, Queen’s University, and the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards and accolades for her outstanding contributions to teaching, scholarship, and service. Dr. Angeles’ research interests center on gender equality, community development, participatory planning, and human rights advocacy, with a focus on promoting social justice and empowering marginalized populations. She is recognized for her commitment to fostering positive social change and creating more inclusive and equitable societies through her scholarly endeavors.



Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science

  • University: University of the Philippines
  • Year: 1984

Diploma in Women and Development

  • Institution: Institute of Planning Studies, University of Nottingham
  • Year: 1986

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Political Science

  • University: University of the Philippines
  • Year: 1989

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Political Studies

  • University: Queen’s University
  • Year: 1995

Professional Experience:

Dr. Leonora Angeles possesses a wealth of professional experience in academia, spanning several prestigious institutions across the globe. Her career began with roles as a Lecturer in Women’s Studies at the Institute of Women’s Studies, St. Scholastica’s College, Manila, and as a Lecturer in Political Science at the Department of Political Science, De La Salle University. She furthered her academic journey by assuming positions as a Lecturer/Instructor at the Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, and as a Teaching Assistant at the Women’s Studies Program, Queen’s University. Dr. Angeles’ career trajectory continued to ascend as she held positions ranging from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor and Lecturer at esteemed institutions such as the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, and the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. Throughout her professional journey, Dr. Angeles has demonstrated a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service, making significant contributions to her field and inspiring colleagues and students alike.

Research Interest:

Dr. Leonora Angeles’ research interests encompass a broad range of topics within the fields of political science, women’s studies, community planning, social justice, and human rights. She is particularly interested in exploring issues related to gender equality, women’s empowerment, and the intersectionality of race, class, and gender in society. Additionally, Dr. Angeles has a keen interest in community development, participatory planning processes, and the role of grassroots movements in promoting social change and sustainable development. Her research often delves into examining policies and practices aimed at addressing inequalities and promoting inclusive governance structures. Dr. Angeles is also passionate about human rights advocacy, with a focus on marginalized and vulnerable populations, and she actively engages in research that contributes to advancing social justice and promoting human dignity. Overall, Dr. Angeles’ research agenda is driven by a commitment to scholarship that fosters positive social transformation and empowers individuals and communities to create more just and equitable societies.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: Empathy and inclusive public safety in the city: Examining LGBTQ2+ voices and experiences of intersectional discrimination

  • Authors: LC Angeles, J Roberton
  • Journal: Women’s Studies International Forum
  • Volume: 78
  • Page: 102313
  • Year: 2020
  • Citation count: 31

Title: Feminism and nationalism: The discourse on the woman question and politics of the women’s movement in the Philippines

  • Author: LC Angeles
  • Thesis Type: MA (Political Science) Thesis
  • Institution: University of the Philippines, Diliman
  • Year: 1989
  • Citation count: 30

Title: The Philippines: Decentralization, Local Governments, and Citizen Action

  • Authors: LC Angeles, F Magno
  • Book: Decentralization, democratic governance, and civil society in comparative perspectives
  • Year: 2004
  • Citation count: 24

Title: The rural–urban equity nexus of Metro Manila’s water system

  • Authors: PC Torio, LM Harris, LC Angeles
  • Book: Rural–Urban Water Struggles
  • Pages: 35-48
  • Year: 2020
  • Citation count: 23

Title: New issues, new perspectives: Implications for international development studies

  • Author: L Angeles
  • Journal: Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d’études du …
  • Year: 2004
  • Citation count: 23