Bubbles Beverly N. Asor, PhD (University of the Philippines Diliman)

Bubbles Beverly Asor, PhD is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Sociology, University of the Philippines Diliman. She received her PhD in Sociology from the National University of Singapore. Her research interests are migrant organizations, religion-migration relations, Catholic Church as a migrant-serving mediating structure, everyday life, labor migration and international migration in South Korea. Her publications include book chapters on Catholic Church as an intercultural interlocutor in South Korea, on Filipino migrants’ mediated empowerment through religion, and a recent article on migrant-local encounters in religious spaces in South Korea.


Managing Editor:

Rossine Fallorina (University of the Philippines Diliman)

Rossine Fallorina is a teaching associate and graduate student at the Department of Sociology, University of the Philippines Diliman. He is the managing editor of the Philippine Sociological Review (2020–) and previously the managing editor of Television & New Media (2018–2020).


Editorial Assistant:

Ysabela Calderon (University of the Philippines Diliman)

Ysabela Calderon is a graduate of the B.A. Sociology program at the Department of Sociology, University of the Philippines Diliman. She served as an intern of the Philippine Sociological Society from 2019 to 2020. In 2020, she participated in an exchange program in Sciences Po Paris where she earned a Certificate in Social Sciences and Humanities.


Associate Editors

Rizza Kaye C. Cases, PhD (University of the Philippines Diliman)

Rizza Kaye C. Cases is Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of the Philippines Diliman. She obtained her PhD in Sociology and Social Research from the University of Trento, Italy in 2018. Her research interests include migration studies, sociology of health and illness, mixed-methods social network analysis, and relational and comparative sociology.

Marco Z. Garrido, PhD (University of Chicago)

Marco Z. Garrido is an Associate Professor in Sociology at the University of Chicago. He is the author of the award-winning book on Manila, The Patchwork City. His area of expertise includes social class, democracy, Manila, urban poor, middle class, and corruption.

Wataru Kusaka, PhD (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

Wataru Kusaka is a Professor at the Graduate School of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. He majors in political science, cultural anthropology, and Philippine studies. Kusaka has studied Philippine politics and society through the lens of morally marginalized people. His publications include Moral Politics in the Philippines: Inequality, Democracy and the Urban Poor (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2017).

George Radics, PhD (National University of Singapore)

George Radics is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the National University of Singapore where he teaches courses on law and justice, emotions, and social theory. His articles have been published in the Columbia Human Rights Law ReviewSanta Clara Journal of International LawAsian Journal of Social Science, and the Philippine Sociological Review. His work involves the judicial system, human rights, minorities, and comparative legal studies.


International Advisory Board 

Syed Farid Alatas (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Michael Burawoy (University of California Berkeley, USA)
Mercedes Concepcion (National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines)
Raewyn Connell (University of Sydney, Australia)
Adbul Rahman Embong (University Kebangsaan, Malaysia)
Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Devorah Kalekin-Fishman (University of Haifa, Israel)
Surichai Wun’Gaeo (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)


Previous Editors 

Enrique Niño P. Leviste, PhD (2019–2022)

Manuel Victor J. Sapitula, PhD (2018–2019)

Nicole Curato, PhD (2018)

Jayeel Serrano Cornelio, PhD (2017)

Filomin C. Gutierrez, PhD (2013–2016)