Patricia Lauren A. Roa

Position: Assistant Professor
Categories: DHPH
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of History and Philosophy
College of Social Sciences

Academic Background

M.A. English Language and Linguistics, National University of Singapore (NUS), Awardee of the NUS Graduate Scholarship for ASEAN Nationals (NUS GSA) for two (2) consecutive academic years, 2020

M.A. Philosophy, University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, Summa cum laude-equivalent standing, 2014

B.A. Communication (Major in Speech Communication and minor in Journalism), University of the Philippines (UP) Baguio, Magna cum laude, 2009

Research Interests

PHILOSOPHY: Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Ethics or Ethical Theory, Philosophy of Man, Epistemology or Theory of Knowledge, Social Ontology, and Asian Philosophy (especially of Jiddu Krishnamurti)

LANGUAGES: English, Filipino (southern Tagalog), Japanese, (Mandarin) Chinese, Korean, and the linguistic problem of Incommensurability (untranslatable words) between and among languages

COMMUNICATIONS AND NEW MEDIA: Nonverbal Communication and Body Language, Phonetics and Phonology, Speech Pathology, Communication Apprehension and Speech Anxiety, and Supporting the Hearing-Impaired

PSYCHOLOGY: Psychology of Happiness and Emotions, Abnormal Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Supporting the Dying and the Grieving

Academic Organizations

American Psychological Association (APA): 2023 to present

BookJio Book Club of Singapore: 2021 to present

Prince George’s Park Residences (PGPR) Residential Life Team: 2018 to present

National University of Singapore (NUS) Multi-Purpose Co-operative Society: 2017 to present

University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman Alumni Association: 2014 to present

Philosophical Association of the Philippines (PAP): 2012 to present

University of the Philippines (UP) Baguio Alumni Association: 2009 to present

Extension Work

National Service Training Program (NSTP) Facilitator for Literacy Training Service (LTS) of students of the Department of History and Philosophy (DHPh) and other students from the College of Social Sciences (CSS) of UPB

College Information Officer for CSS, Ti Similla Editorial Team