Robin Michael U. Garcia

Areas of Interest

  • Foreign policy of China and the Philippines
  • Economic policy and institutional change
  • Cognition, emotions, and policy decision-making
  • International relations theory
  • Philippine politics and election behavior
  • Opinion research and big data analytics

Dr. Robin Michael U. Garcia is a Shanghai-trained political scientist, academic, and public affairs advisor. He is the founder of WR Advisory Group and the president of its affiliate opinion research company WR Numero Research. Currently, he serves as Assistant Professor at the Political Economy Program of the School of Law and Governance of UA&P.

His research interests lie at the intersection of political economy, international relations, and political psychology applied to Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and China. He obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in International Politics from the School of International Relations and Public Affairs (SIRPA) of Fudan University, Shanghai where he was distinguished with the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence in 2017. He also holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in Diliman as well as a BA in Development Studies from the De La Salle University, where he received the Gawad Mag-aaral Award.

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