Mina Roces

Professor Mina Roces

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2016
  • Section(s): History, Asian Studies


Mina Roces is a historian specialising in Philippine history particularly women’s history in the long twentieth-century. She has won fellowships from the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, the Southeast Asia Centre at the University of Freiburg, the Asian Studies Centre at the University of Lund, and the International Institute of Asian studies in Leiden. Her current service roles include Member, Executive Board of the DFAT funded Philippines Project, based at ANU, the Editorial Board of the Women in Asia Series (Routledge), the Southeast Asia Publications’ Series (NUS, NIAS and University of Hawaii press), and the Pacific Historical Review (2017-19).Mina is Professor of Southeast Asian History at UNSW where she has taught since 1999. She is also Book Series Editor of the Sussex Library of Asian and Asian American studies book series since 2006.

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