Labastilla, Skilty, C.

Part Time

BA Anthropology, 2000, UP Diliman (cum laude)
MS Social Development 2007 (thesis on role of urban poor organizations in land acquisition was awarded John J. Carroll Social Sciences Award for Outstanding Graduate Research)
PhD Candidate, Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University

Areas of Specialization: 
Urban poverty and informal settlements, youth & masculinities, & qualitative research methods
Courses Taught: 

Introduction to Sociology and Anthropology

Research Interest: 

children and youth, urban development, health, governance

  1. a study of non-government interventions for Children in Conflict with the Law (funded by Consuelo Foundation) 
  2. research on Resilience in Primary Health Care Service Delivery in the Philippines (funded by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development)
  3. baseline profiling, focusing on state of education, of urban communities in Quezon City and Manila (funded by Lao Foundation)