Dr. Diana Therese M. Veloso is an Associate Professor and the Master of Health Social Science Program Coordinator at the Department of Sociology and Behavioral Sciences of De La Salle University in the Philippines. She is also the coordinator of Gender and Multiculturalism, an interdisciplinary course offered by the College of Liberal Arts of the same university. She completed her Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology at Loyola University Chicago. She also completed graduate certificates in Community College Learning and Teaching and Advanced Study in Philanthropy. She has taken short courses in gender, theology, and social justice at the University of Roehampton-Catherine of Siena College in London. She undertook groundbreaking research on the experiences of women formerly on death row in the Philippines She served as the lead researcher in two-government funded studies on serious and organized crime threats in the country. She was a consultant in the nationwide evaluation of the rehabilitation programs for children in conflict with the law (CICL) and the initiatives of government agencies to improve access to justice. She also conducted research on gender-based violence among internally displaced people in the cities of Zamboanga and Marawi, located in the southern Philippines. She served as a Guest Editor of the Philippine Sociological Review, Special Issue on Justice. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Philippine Office of Strategic Studies and Strategy Management Digest.
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