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. (invited to revise). Cross-border research 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.
  3. Lorenzo, M.P., Cazares, V., & Kasozi, J. (in preparation). UNODC-CSOs relationships.
  4. Lorenzo, M.P. & Cabunilas, S. (in preparation). Self-determination in the Cordillera region.


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (in preparation). Regionalization in higher education.
  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. [link] Forthcoming: June 2021
  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. [link]
    • 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. [link]


  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. [link]


  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.
  4. Lorenzo, M.P., et al. (2017). Ethical leadership in Public Institutions. Philippine Governance Digest, 4(1-4), 19-22.


  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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