Association of Asian Studies
First Book Subvention Award (2021)
The Drama of Dictatorship: Martial law and the Communist Parties of the Philippines. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, under contract.

Journal Articles


“A Region in Dispute: Racialized Anti-Communism and Manila’s Role in the Origins of Konfrontasi, 1961-63.” Modern Asian Studies, forthcoming. {abstract}


“A Deliberately Forgotten Battle: The Lapiang Manggagawa and the Manila Port Strike of 1963.” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 53, no. 1-2, 226-251. {abstract}


“Cadre as Informal Diplomats: Ferdinand Marcos and the Soviet Bloc, 1965-1974.” History and Anthropology, 1-17.{abstract}

Zhou, T. and Joseph Scalice. “Reinvented Revolutionaries: Indonesian and Filipino Communist Exiles in China.” Diplomatic History 45, no. 3, 643-655.{abstract}

“‘We Are Siding with Filipino Capitalists’: Nationalism and the Political Maturation of Jose Ma. Sison, 1959-61.” Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia 36, no. 1, 1-39.{abstract}

“The Geopolitical Alignments of Diverging Social Interests: The Sino-Soviet Split and the Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas, 1966-67.” Critical Asian Studies 53, no. 1, 45-70.{abstract}


“A Planned and Coordinated Anarchy: The Barricades of 1971 and the ‘Diliman Commune.’” Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints 66, no. 4, 481-516.{abstract}

“Pamitinan and Tapusi: Using the Carpio Legend to Reconstruct Lower-Class Consciousness in the Late Spanish Philippines.” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 49, no. 2, 250-276.{abstract}

“Reynaldo Ileto’s Pasyon and Revolution revisited, a critique.” Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia 33, no. 1, 29-58.{abstract}

Book Chapters


“The Proletarian Global City: Translating Maynila in Edgardo M. Reyes’ Sa Mga Kuko ng Liwanag.” In End(s) of the Global City: The New Cultural Ecology of Global Cities, edited by Samuel Perks and Rashmi Varma, London: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.


“Marxism and Philippine Theology.” In Marxism in the Philippines: Continuing Engagements, edited by Laura L. Samson and Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem, Manila: Anvil Publishing, 191-213.

Book Reviews


“Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz, Asian Place, Filipino Nation: A Global Intellectual History of the Philippine Revolution, 1887-1912, Columbia University Press, 2020.” Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia 36, no. 2, 340-343.

Selected Mass Media


The election of Marcos in the Philippines and the death rattle of democracy.World Socialist Web Site, 10 May.

How Ferdinand Marcos’ 1965 election campaign turned Central Luzon into a war zone.Rappler, 5 March.

The enthusiasm of despair and the rise of Ferdinand Marcos Jr in the Philippines.World Socialist Web Site, 26 February.


What are the real political lessons of the Diliman Commune?Rappler, 5 February.

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