Maileenita A. Peñalba

Maileenita A. Peñalba

Position: Assistant Professor
Categories: DEPS
Assistant Professor in Political Science
Department of Economics and Political Science
College of Social Sciences

Academic Background

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Auckland, 2022
M.A., Political Science, University of the Philippines, 2013
B.A., University of the Philippines, 2001


Mendoza, L.C.; Cruz, G.A.; Ciencia, A.N.; and Penalba, M.A. 2020. “Local Policy and Water Access in Baguio City, Philippines.” International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable
Development, Vol. 20, Issue 1 (January-March 2020), pp.1-13.

Ciencia, A.N.; Mendoza, L.C.; Cruz, G.A.; Penalba, M.A.; Calde, N.L.; M.R. and Cabalfin, M.R. 2017. “Water Security and Urban Resilience: The Case of Baguio City, Philippines,” pp.146-164. Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities: Governance for a more Resilient Urban Future, edited by Diane Archer, Sarah Colenbrander, David Dodman. Routledge

Mendoza, L.C.; Ciencia, A.N.; Cruz, G.; Penalba, M.; Calde, N.; and Cabalfin, M. 2016. “Engaging Communities in Addressing Water Security, Sanitation, and Urban Resilience Challenges in Baguio City,” A report submitted to the ICLEI-Southeast Asia Secretariat.

Ciencia, A.N.; Mendoza, L.C.; Cruz, G.; Calde, N.; Cabalfin, M.; and Penalba, M. 2015. “Towards Establishing Water Security and Urban Resilience in the City of Baguio,” Asian Cities Climate Resilience Working Paper Series, 27-2015.