TitleCompany:Associate Professor, Department of Communication Research, University of the Philippines Diliman
Bio:Fernando de la Cruz Paragas completed his PhD degree in Mass Communication at Ohio University as a scholar of the Fulbright program of the United States of America. Dr. Paragas earned his MA in Urban and Regional Planning, for which he received a Dean's Medallion, and BA in Communication Research, where he received the Best Undergraduate Thesis Award, at UP Diliman. Prior to returning to UP Diliman, Dr. Paragas taught at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research focuses on mediated communication and how it intersects with digital divides, international migration, or message design.