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ASP Lithics Lab

Katipunan Arkeologist ng Pilipinas, Inc.

National Museum of the Philippines

University of the Philippines Webpage

University of the Philippines (Diliman)

The Solheim Foundation

Talastasang Bakas (Sayt ni Dr. Z.A. Salazar)

Bagong Kasaysayan

MOVER: An Erasmus Mundus Program

Erasmus Mundus Master in Quaternary and Prehistory

Human Origins Patrimony in Southeast Asia




The faculty of the ASP is composed of full time and part time members from various colleges/units of the U.P. System, as well as faculty members from the National Museum. The staff is also strengthened by visiting faculty members from universities outside the Philippines.

Current faculty members are:




Mary Grace Lualhati Barretto-Tesoro

Ph.D., Archaeology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cultural Archaeology,
Mortuary Analysis,
Identity and Gender in Archaeology

Michael Armand P. Canilao

Ph.D. in Anthropology, Department of Anthropology and Geography, University of Illinois, Chicago USA .

Remote Sensing,
Geographic Informations System Methods in Archaeology

Michael James B. Herrera

Ph.D. in Genetics, University of Adelaide, Australia

Ancient DNA Analysis, Archaeogenetics

Armand Salvador B. Mijares

Ph.D. Archaeology, Australian National University

Lithic Analysis,
Soil Micromorphology,
Ceramic Petrology,
Paleolithic Archaeology

Leee Anthony M. Neri

Ph.D. Archaeology, Archaeological Studies Program, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

Obsidian Sourcing,
Lithic Analysis,
Mindanao Archaeology,
Archaeology of Celebes Sea Region,
Historical Archaeology

Victor J. Paz

Ph.D. Archaeology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Pacific Archaeology,
Southeast Asian Archaeology

Juan C. Rofes

Ph.D. in Archaeology, University of Zaragoza, Spain.

Zooarchaeology and paleobiology of small mammals,
Paleoenvironmental reconstruction,
Systematics and evolution,
Geometric morphometrics Ecological modelling




Andrea Dominique Cosalan

MSc Quaternary and Prehistory, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle - Paris, France & Universitat Rovira i Virgili - Tarragona, Spain

Eusebio Z. Dizon

Ph.D. Anthropology, Major in Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania, PA, U.S.A.

Underwater Archaeology,
Prehistoric Archaeology,
Metal Age

Michelle Eusebio

Ph.D. Anthropology, Major in Archaeology, University of Florida, FL, U.S.A.

Southeast Asian Archaeology,
Archaeological Chemistry,
Organic Residue Analysis of Pottery,
Archaeology of Food and Foodways

Mark Mabanag

Masters in Anthroplogy, University of Washington, U.S.A

Enviromental Archaeology, Human Adaptation, Prehistoric Agriculture, Cereamic Analyses, Macrobotany

Dante Ricardo N. Manipon

M.A. in Archaeology, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Paleolithic, Experimental Knapping

Jessica Cecilia A. Peña

M.A. in Archaeology, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Bioarchaeology, Human Remains

Joan Tara R. Reyes

M.A. in Archaeology, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Ancient Philippine religion and Secondary Coffin Burials