Peer-reviewed Articles

2019. “How do Chinese Investors respond to Territorial Disputes? Evidence from the Philippines and Implications on Economic Strategy,” with Janica Magat. The Singapore Economic Review.  Forthcoming.

2019. “The Food Regime in Late Colonial Philippines: Pathways of Appropriation and Unpaid Work,” in Journal of Agrarian Change, 19: 101-121.

2017. “Inter-State Relations and State Capacity: The Rise and Fall of Chinese Foreign Direct Investments in the Philippines,” Palgrave Communications, 3 (41), 1-19.

2016. “Philippine Mining Capitalism: The Changing Terrains of Struggle in the Neoliberal Mining Regime.” The Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies, 9(1), 69-86.

Honorable Mention, Publication Recognition Award for Postdoctoral and Graduate Students, Critical Realism Network, 2017.

2015. “From Colonialism to Neoliberalism: Critical Reflections on Philippine Mining in the Long Twentieth Century,” The Extractive Industries and Society, 2(2), 287-301.

Sociology Open Access Recognition. SocArXiv, 2018. 

The Szymanski-Young Graduate Student Paper Award, American Sociological Association’s Section on Marxist Sociology,  2018.

Honorable Mention, Terence K. Hopkins Best Graduate Student Paper Award, American Sociological Association’s Section on the Political Economy of World-Systems (PEWS), 2016.

2012. “Religion, Disasters, and Colonial Power in the Spanish Philippines in the 16th to the 17th century,” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture, 6(3), 215-21.

Book Chapters

2019. “Accumulation at the Margins: Mineral Brokerage and Chinese Investments in Philippine Mining” in P. Aulakh and P. Kelly, Asian Connections: Linking Mobility of Labor and Capital. Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming.

2018. “China, Africa, and Global Economic Transformation,” with Ho-fung Hung in C. Alden and D. Large, editors, New Directions in the Study of Africa and China, Social Science Research Council. London: Routledge.

2018 “The Politics of Resistance in the Neoliberal Mining Regime,” in Goldthau, A., Keating, Michael, and Caroline Kuzemko, editors, Handbook of International Political Economy of Energy and Resources. Series of Handbooks of Research in International Political Economy. Edward Elgar Publishing.

2018. “Hong Kong as an Intermediary of China and Southeast Asia,” in T.W. Lim and T.Y. Kong, editors, Hong Kong in 2017: Two Decades of Post-1997 Hong Kong Developments. Singapore: World Scientific.

2017. “The Direction, Patterns, and Practices of Chinese Investments in Philippine Mining,” in J. Morris-Jung, editor, In China’s Backyard: Policies and Politics in China’s Resource Investments in Southeast Asia. Singapore: The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Press (ISEAS-Yusof Institute).

2016. “Neoliberalism, Resource Governance and the Everyday Politics of Protests in the Philippines,” 49-71, with Jewellord Nem Singh, in J. Elias and L. Rethal, editors, The Everyday Political Economy of Southeast Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.