Arminda V. Santiago

Affiliate Professor, Faculty of Information and Communication Studies
One U.P Communication (Media Studies)

Professor Arminda V. Santiago is a tenured full time faculty member and the immediate past Dean (2019-2022) of the College of Mass Communication University of the Philippines in Diliman. She is an affiliate faculty member of the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies serving in the Doctor of Communication Program of the University of the Philippines Open University. Dr. Santiago is the immediate past Editor-In-Chief of the Plaridel Journal, A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media, and Society. She is the immediate past President of the U.P. College of Mass Communication Foundation, Incorporated. She is the Director for Education and Research of TVUP, the Internet Television Station of the University of the Philippines System.

Research Interests

Women and Gender in Media; Women Imaging Women in the Mass Media; Film and the Filipino Woman; Evolving Discourses on the Filipino Woman; The Evolving Film Culture and Landscape in the Philippines Brought About by Digital Technology; Filipino Women and Filipino Men Directors in the Mainstream Film Industry; Filipino Cinematographers and Editors.

Email Address

Virtual Office Hours

CONSULTATION HOURS: Thursdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM


Ph.D. Communication, University of the Philippines, April 2006 M.A. Radio, TV, Film University of North Texas (Denton, Texas, USA), August 1993 M.A. Communication (Communication Research) University of the Philippines, April 1991 AB Broadcast Communication University of the Philippines, May 1982 Units in Bachelor of Fine Arts University of the Philippines, 1977-78


+ Selected publications

+ Selected presentations

+ Selected projects

+ Selected awards and grants