Department Faculty list

Louie C. Montemar


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  • Lecturer, Political Science Department, DLSU
  • National Coordinator, Lasallian Education Commission,
    De La Salle Philippines


  • MBA, International Academy of Management and Economics
  • BA Political Science, University of the Philippines-Diliman

Research Areas

  • The politics of education
  • Science and governance
  • Community capitals and development

Other qualifications/memberships

  • Member, Philippine Political Science Association (PPSA)
  • Research Fellow, La Salle/Jesse M. Robredo Institute of Governance, March 2001-Present
  • Vice President for Academic Affairs, Taguig City University, July to November 2010
  • Assistant Director, June 2008 to May 2011; and, Program Development Officer III, January 2005 to June 2008, Commission on Higher Education-Zonal Research Center, National Capital Region-1
  • Program Director, Caucus on Poverty Reduction, De La Salle University System, 2001-2004


Louie C. Montemar, et. al. (2014). Access, Quality, and Governance in Higher Education: Local Colleges and Universities (LCUs) in the Philippines, De La Salle University-Jesse Robredo Institute of Governance (JRIG), and the Philippine Business for Education (PBED), with support from the Australian Aid (AUSAID) [Published Report]

Louie C. Montemar (2012) Doc Prudente: Nationalist educator, Philippine Political Science Journal, 33:2, 258-260, DOI: 10.1080/01154451.2012.734105 [Book review in a journal]

(Co-authored, 2004) Enabling Women for Participatory Community Development. A Manual for Trainers, Facilitators, and Organizers of Urban Poor Women, De La Salle University-Social Development Research Center, SDRC TR 2004-02 [Book]

(Co-authored, 1995) Rapid Community Assessment (RCA): A Pre-Implementation Strategy for Project Mobilization, Information Dissemination and Participatory Research, Vols. 1 and 2, (co-authored work), Department of Education Culture and Sports-Bureau of Non-Formal Education (BNFE-DECS) and the Education Research Program-Center for Integrative Development Studies, University of the Philippines (UP-CIDS-ERP), 1995 [Book]

Community engagement activities (Selected)

  • President, Board of Trustees, Enfance Philippines, Inc. 2005-present
  • Board Member, Grameen Australia-Philippines, 2013-present
  • Volunteer Research Consultant, National Economic Protectionism Association (NEPA), 2011-present
  • Columnist, Opinyon Newspaper, August 2010-12
  • Columnist, The Lobbyist (, August 2010-12
  • Radio Commentator, Universal Access to Governance, RJAM 810, September 2010 to May 2011
  • Radio Commentator, Kilos-Bayanihan, DWIZ AM, 2006
  • Faculty Adviser, KKK (Development studies majors), 2010-2013
  • Faculty Adviser, POLISCY (Political science majors), 1998-2006
  • Faculty Adviser, ESSENCE (Education majors), 2004-2005
  • Faculty Adviser, AIESEC-DLSU, 2002-2004
  • Faculty Adviser and volunteer trainer, “Project Akay,” community engagement project of the Political Science Department, DLSU, with KKK (development studies organization), and the Rafael Palma Elementary School, District V of Manila, SY 2012-2013
  • Volunteer, Committee on National Issues and Concerns (CONIC), De La Salle University, 2005-2011
  • Trainer-researcher, “Women, Work, and Development in an Urban Poor Community Project,” Social Development Research Center, DLSU-Manila, 2002-05
  • Volunteer, Tzu Chi Foundation (Youth), 2003-4
  • Volunteer, DLSU System Social Action Committee, 2003-04
  • Consultant, National Parks Development Committee, Department of Tourism, 1999-2001

Teaching Areas/Classes (past and present)

  • Philippine Government and Politics (PHILGOV)
  • Introduction to Political Science (POLISCI)
  • Citizenship and Governance (CITIGOV)
  • Politics of Education (POLEDUC)
  • Political Theory (POLTONE/POLTTWO/POLTHEO)
  • Non-formal Education (NONFORM)
  • Community Development (COMDEVT/COMMUDE)
  • Action Research for Development (ACREDEV)
  • Project Management (MANPROj)
  • Philippine Development (PHILDEV)
  • Science, Technology, and Society (SOCTEC1 and SOCTEC2)
  • Sustainable Development (SUSDEVT)
  • Public Administration (PUBLICA)
  • Sports and Politics (SPOPOLI)
  • Theories of the State [POL760M/DVS760M]