Meryl Kei Cariaga Hernandez

Areas of Interest

  • Classical literature
  • Medieval literature
  • Renaissance literature
  • Modern literature
  • 21st century literature
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Ethics
  • Theatre

Meryl Kei Cariaga Hernandez earned her Master’s degree in Humanities and graduated cum laude from the University of Asia and the Pacific. Her MA thesis was a Kierkegaardian analysis of Albert Camus’ characters in “The Stranger,” “The Plague,” and “The Fall.” Recently, she completed a course on Dante’s St. Thomas Aquinas at the Albertus Magnus Institute.

Her teaching career commenced in 2014 at the Technological Institute of the Philippines, Manila, where she taught English and Sociology. After which, she taught Philosophy, Oral Communication, Art Appreciation, Sociology, Values, and Rizal at the Far Eastern University – Institute of Technology, Manila. She has been teaching various literature subjects at UA&P since 2017, and is the current chair of the Literature Department. In partnership with the Philippine Italian Association, she, along with some of her colleagues in the department, has studied the success of Pinocchio in the Philippines.

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Phone: (632) 8637-0912 to 26
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