Hall, Rosalie A., PhD

Professor of Political Science
Division of Social Sciences
University of the Philippines Visayas

Telephone number: (6333) 513-7012


Dr. Rosalie Arcala Hall is Professor of Political Science and UP Scientist I at the University of the Philippines Visayas, Miagao, Iloilo, Philippines. She completed her Masters degree in Political Science (1998) and PhD in International and Public Affairs (2002) at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA on a Fulbright grant. She was also Fulbright Visiting Researcher at the Department of Political Science, Loyola University Chicago from 2009-2010. She held visiting researcher appointments at Meiji University (Japan), University of Innsbruck (Austria), Center for Strategic and International Studies (Indonesia), East West Center (Washington DC) and Uppsala University (Sweden). She completed locally and internationally-funded research projects in the Philippines, Japan, Austria, Indonesia, East Timor and the US concerning civil-military relations during disaster response, counterinsurgency operations and overseas deployment.

Dr. Hall has published related articles in the Philippine Political Science Journal, Asian Security, South African Military Journal and the Asia Pacific Social Science Review. She was editor of two books: Civil-Military Cooperation in Emergency Relief (ISBN 978-971-001-003-2); and Life Interrupted: Social Science Insights on the 2006 M/T Solar I Oil Spill (ISBN 978-971-95920-0-6). Dr. Hall has also contributed chapters about the Philippines to Roy Licklider ed. (2014) New Armies from Old: Merging Com-peting Military Forces after Civil Wars. Georgetown University Press; and Giuseppe Caforio ed. (2013) Soldiers without frontiers: The view from the ground. Experiences of Asymmetric Warfare. She is a recipient of research grants from The Nippon Foundation, Toyota Foundation-SEASREP, Austrian Exchange Program, International IDEA and Asia Foundation.

Professor Hall also writes a regular blog about higher education issues in the Philippines in University of Venus-Inside Higher Education (USA). She is also currently involved in the UP Emerging Interdisciplinary Research (EIDR) program on good water governance in the Philippines, for which she is a program expert (on public policy). She is co-author to two upcoming publications in Water Policy and International Journal of Water Resources Development. She has been invited as resource person to two National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) meetings. She also has been invited to present before the GRP and MILF Negotiating Panels regarding findings of her research projects on the integration of former Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) rebels into the Philippine army and police. She is currently commissioned by The Asia Foundation to undertake a research project on Bangsamoro political party formation and dynamics.

Areas of Expertise

The role of the state security forces (military/police) in the management of election-related violence in the Bangsamoro area; political party formation and dynamics at the local level (Bangsamoro area); electoral rules and how they structure behaviour (incentives/disincentives) of political clans and dynasties (Bangsamoro area); local-national linkages through the party list system (Bangsamoro area)