Nicomedes B. Alviar

Areas of Interest

  • Philippine government and politics (legislature, democratization, political dynasties, political leadership, local government, civil society)
  • Religion and politics, Church and State relations
  • Comparative politics (Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Israel, Spain, Venezuela)
  • Contentious politics
  • Population politics

Nicomedes Alviar is the Dean of the School of Law and Governance of the University of Asia and the Pacific. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of the Philippines Diliman. He obtained his MA in Political Science degree from the University of Santo Tomas Graduate School, Manila and his AB Asian Studies degree from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Arts & Letters.

Aside from his work in the academe, Dr. Alviar is actively involved in advocacies related to good governance, youth leader development, volunteer service work, and values education.

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Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1605, Philippines



Phone: (632) 8637-0912 to 26
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