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Benjamin T. Tolosa

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Benjamin T. Tolosa, Jr. is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. He is also a senior fellow at the Ateneo School of Government, where he is the director of the Pugadlawin Project for Political Education and Engagement for Democratization. In addition, he is a part of the Berkley Center's Catholic Social Teaching and the Global Future of Development project. Tolosa is interested in the politics of development and democratization, as well as comparative social thought and global governance. He earned his A.B. in Economics from Ateneo de Manila University and his M.A. in Development Studies from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. He also obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Minnesota as a Fulbright-MacArthur scholar.