1. Copy editor: Brillantes, A., Perante-Calina, L., & Reyes, D.D. (Eds.). (2017). Decentralization, democratization and development: An agenda for reform. Rapid field appraisal. Quezon City: Philippine Society for Public Administration & United Nations Development Programme &. [link]


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (under revision). Case study of of a Philippine higher education institution. Globalisation, Societies, and Education.
  2. Lorenzo, M.P. (under review). Gender dynamics of Filipino couples in diasporic lives. Philippine Sociological Review.


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (in preparation). Regionalism studies in higher education. In J. Huisman & M. Tight (Eds.), Theory and method in higher education research. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  2. Brillantes, A., & Lorenzo, M.P. (2021). Public Administration in the Philippines: Overcoming conflict and post-conflict challenges. In J. Nemec, P.S. Reddy & M. de Vries (Eds.), Public Administration in conflict-affected countries. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. [link] Forthcoming: Summer 2021
  3. Brillantes, A., Lorenzo, M.P., & Wang, A. (2021). An alternate state of faith. In M. Mathews & M. Tay (Eds.), Religion, fundamentalism, and identity politics. Singapore: World Scientific.
  4. Brillantes, A., Lorenzo, M.P., Dacumos, B.N., Comia, A.S., & Perante-Calina, L. (2020). The imperatives of peace for development in the Philippines: How the Galing Pook Innovation Awards provide hope it can be done. In E.G. Alampay & G.M. Suarez (Eds.), Local matters: Experiences in autonomy, decentralization and beyond (pp.347-375). Quezon City: Center for Local and Regional Governance, University of the Philippines. [link]
  5. Brillantes, A., Raquiza, M.V., & Lorenzo, M.P. (2019). Social equity in the Philippines: A continuing but elusive promise. In J. Morgen (Ed.), Social equity in the Asia-Pacific Region: Conceptualizations and realities (pp.187-213). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.
    • Recipient: International Publication Award, University of the Philippines, November 2019
  6. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018). Jewish migration in the Philippines. In X. Hergenröther, O. Ursulesku, & D. Badulescu (Eds.), Radical definitions: State – Society – Religion (pp.29-36). Off Campus: Seggau School of Thought 3. Austria: Graz University Press. [link]


  1. Brillantes, A., & Lorenzo, M.P. (accepted). Public Reorganization in the Philippines. In A. Farrazmand (Ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer, Cham.
  2. Brillantes, A., & Lorenzo, M.P. (2021). Philippine Public Administration: 5 Es and an A. In A. Farrazmand (Ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer, Cham.


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020). [Review of the book Anthropology and development: Challenges for the twenty-first century, by K. Gardner & D. Lewis]. Pakistan Development Review.


  1. *Lorenzo, M.P., Loushi, D., Sambou, B.M., et al. (2019, July 26). Enhancing multilateralism in the 21st Century. Geneva: United Nations Office at Geneva. [link] *equal authorship
  2. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017). E-Government as a tool to monitor government accountability. National Research Council of the Philippines Research Journal, 6(3), 1-8.
  3. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017). Current issues affecting the youth. Philippine Governance Digest, 4(1-4), 11-12. [link]
  4. Lorenzo, M.P., et al. (2017). Ethical leadership in Public Institutions. Philippine Governance Digest, 4(1-4), 19-22. [link]


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, 12 September). Worst time ever to be an overseas Filipino worker. Channel NewsAsia. [link]
    1. Mentioned by International Trade Union Confederation – Asia Pacific, 22 January 2021: [link
    2. Re-shared by The Nation News Network, 21 January 2021, [link]
    3. Re-shared by OFW Republic, 8 October 2020, [link]
    4. Re-shared by Flipboard, 13 September 2020, [link]
    5. Re-shared by Head Topics, 13 September 2020, [link]
    6. Re-shared by Nestia, 13 September 2020, [link]
    7. Re-shared by Economy News, 13 September 2020, [link]
    8. Re-shared by SG News, 12 September 2020, [link]
    9. Re-shared by The Bulletin Box, 12 September 2020, [link]
  2. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, September 5). Saving the Philippines’ overseas workers. East Asia Forum. [link]
    1. Re-shared by The World Financial Review, 25 February 2021, [link]
    2. Recommended for further reading in “Corona und OFWs in Deutschland”, Stiftung Asienhaus, October 2020, [link]
  3. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, August 4). Human security carving itself out in a (post)COVID-19 world. Eastern Focus Quarterly. [link]
  4. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, June 16). Amidst BBNJ negotiations: The Philippine diplomacy. Modern Diplomacy. [link]
  5. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, June 5). The pandemic, the fourth pillar, and the Philippines. Development Policy Centre, Australian National University. [link]
  6. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, June 1). The Philippines: Quest for national identity. Words in the Bucket. [link]
  7. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, April 18). Citizen participation in pursuit of government accountability. Conflict, Peace and Democracy Policy Blog, University of Graz, Austria. [link]
  8. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, November 8). The rise of fake news. Conflict, Peace and Democracy Policy Blog, University of Graz, Austria. [link]
  9. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, September 13). Hero’s burial of President Marcos. Conflict, Peace and Democracy Policy Blog, University of Graz, Austria. [link]
  10. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, August 28). JobStart Philippines: A promising project with some obstacles. Conflict, Peace and Democracy Policy Blog, University of Graz, Austria. [link]
  11. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, June 29). Dismal day: Marawi siege. World Youth Alliance. [link]
  12. Lorenzo, M.P. (2016, August 16). Nation-Building through reading. Bookbed Community. [link]


  1. Poem: Lorenzo, M.P. (2021, January 8). The sparks there are. The Voices Project. [link]
  2. Book: Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, September). Crossroads: Musings of a millennial. Quezon City: Mt. Carmel Print House.
  3. Curatorial statement: Lorenzo, M.P. Via Pulchritudinis (The Way of Beauty) in a Rust-to-Art exhibit entitled “Belleza del Carmen”, San Sebastian Basilica, Manila, Philippines, May 2018
  4. Curatorial statement: Lorenzo, M.P. (May 2018) Reliquaries in an exhibit entitled “Reliquaries”, SM Megamall Art Gallery, Mandaluyong, Philippines, November 2016-January 2017


  1. Editor, book chapter: Brillantes, A., & Perante-Calina, L. (2017). Phases, trends and development in the study and practice of Philippine Public Administration. Comparative Studies in ASEAN Public Administration. Thailand: National Institute of Development Administration.


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