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Faculty Profile

Master in Social Change & Development (with Distinction), University of Newcastle (Australia)
Research & Public Service Interests
Youth Studies
Consumer Education
Selected Courses Taught
SDS 101: Introduction to Social Development
SDS 173: Consumer Education
STS 1 (GE): Science, Technology & Society
SDS 200: Undergraduate Thesis
Selected Projects / Industry Experience
Study Leader, Teenage Pregnancy in the Information Age: The Los Baños Case. Funding Agency: Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Extension, University of the Philippines Los Baños. 2019-22.

Co-Project Leader, Analysis of the socio-cultural, economic, institutional, and technological drivers causing youth’s disinterest in agriculture as a profession and livelihood source. Funding Agency: PCAARRD Project. 2021-2022.
Selected Publications
Author. Youth resiliency and biodiversity. 2020. Download. Author. Millennials in information age: disjunctions amidst technological innovations. 2020. Download.
Prof. Alvaro N. Calara
Assistant Professor