March 17: Paper presentation, “Spaces of peace amid conflict: Peace zones in the Philippines”,  International Studies Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada (Session FA22, Friday, 8:15 am- 10 am; Peace and Conflict in Southeast Asia/Peace Studies


March 2: Invited Speaker, Spaces in/of Peace and Conflict, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Waterloo, Canada



May 11: Panelist, “Light Bulb” Moments in the Humanities Classroom, Transformative Learning in the Humanities (TLH), The Graduate Center, CUNY

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April 26: Keynote Speaker, Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, Annual Induction Ceremony, Center for the Arts Recital Hall, CUNY College of Staten Island

March 29: Guest lecture, Digital Mapping as Storytelling, Graduate Seminar on Digital Storytelling, Digital Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center

March 23: Speaker, Peace zones in the Philippines and the Spatialities of Peace, 11th Annual Southeast Asia Week, SUNY Buffalo

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March 14: Guest lecture, Digital Pedagogy, Graduate Seminar on Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, CUNY Graduate Center

March 1: Guest lecture, Video Autho-ethnography, Graduate Seminar on The New Critical Ethnography, Anthropology Department, CUNY Graduate Center

February 11: Moderator, From Dissertation to Book, on Southeast Asia across Disciplines, organized by the NY Southeast Asian Network


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Co-moderator, “Knowledge Production and Sharing,” Nonviolent Peaceforce Virtual Gathering, 20 November 2021


“Building a Career on Southeast Asia, as Southeast Asian, in the US,” New York Southeast Asian Network (NYSEAN), (virtual), 19 November 2021

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“Workshop on Video Autoethnography, Graduate Seminar on “COVID City” with with Dr. Setha Low (Psychology 80103, EES 79903 and Anthropology 82200), CUNY Graduate Center, 14 October 2021


Using Open Source Digital Mapping Software for Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP), Creating Safer Space, May 20, 2021


Moderator, Graduate Student Panel, New York Southeast Asia Network Public Universities Consortium, April 27, 2021


Human Rights Defenders in the Philippines: Challenges and Opportunities for the Biden Administration, Re-engaging the World: Human Rights Challenges for the Biden Administration, Center for International Human Rights, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, April 22, 2021


Guest Lecture, Insurgent Peace: Community-led Peacebuilding, Boston College, April 15, 2021

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“Geography: Writing The World,” Verrazano Honors Program, College of Staten Island, CUNY March 23, 2021


“Autoethnographic Pedagogy: Student Expertise and Learning in Community,” Transformative Learning in the Humanities, March 17, 2021


“My Pandemic”: Film & Discussion with CUNY College of Staten Island Students, Transformative Learning in the Humanities, March 11, 2021


“Workshop on Video Autoethnography,” Critical Remote Ethnography  Graduate Seminar with Dr. Setha Low, CUNY Graduate Center, March 4, 2021


“Applying Ideas from an Experimental Urban Humanities Graduate Program to Undergraduate Teaching,” Graduate Education at Work in the World, CUNY Graduate Center, February 18, 2021



“Experiments on Urban Humanities at CUNY CSI”, Urban Humanities, Excellence in Pedagogy and Innovative Classrooms (EPIC), UCLA, May 19, 2020.

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“Using web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in mapping COVID-19 pandemic in New York City”, Urban Studies, CUNY Queens College, April 27, 2020.

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“Unpacking Educational Legacies of an Experimental Urban Humanities Graduate Program”
Graduate Education At Work in the World, The Futures Initiative, CUNY Graduate Center, April 30-May 1, 2020 (Rescheduled to Spring 2021).


“Insurgent Peace: Community-led Peace Zones and Spatialities of Peace,”
GEOS Colloquium Series, Earth and Environmental Sciences, CUNY Graduate Center, December 5, 2019.


“Creating an Immersive Learning Experience Using Virtual Reality at CSI,”
CUNY IT Conference, Jon Jay College of Criminal Justice, NYC, December 5-6, 2019.

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“GeospatialCSI: Mapping Staten Island, CSI Annual GIS Day, College of Staten Island, CUNY, NYC, November 13, 2019.

“Mapping Racial Capitalism: Gentrification and Legacies of Redlining in New York City,” Mapping (In)Justice Symposium, Fordham University, NYC, November 7-8, 2019.


“Insurgent Peace: A study of community-led peace zone in the Philippines,” Advancing peace geographies, Coventry University, London, July 15-16, 2019. — Declined


“Community Peace Practices and Participatory Mapping,” Workshop on Nonviolent local self-/protection in the midst of conflict and displacement in Asia, Centre for International Development Research, Aberystwyth University (UK), Bangkok, Thailand, July 2-4, 2019.



“Teaching Geographic Literacy Through Critical GIS,” 1st Faculty Technology Day, CUNY College of Staten Island, May 7, 2019.


“Insurgent Peace: Community-led Peacebuilding as Spatial Power,” New Spatialities of Resistance, AAG Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 6, 2019.

“Creating a Soundscape of Radical Imagination: Podcasts as Scholarship” (Discussant), AAG Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 6, 2019.

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“Insurgent Peace: Community-led Peacebuilding among Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines,” Critical Geography Conference, Temple University, October 19-20, 2018.