Distinguished Humanitarian

Well traveled and well published, Rey Ty is a distinguished humanitarian who has won countless awards of excellence. He is a Doctoral Candidate in Adult and Higher Education. He received his first Master's degree in Asian Studies from the University of California at Berkeley and his second Master's degree in Political Science from Northern Illinois University. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Foreign Service from the main campus of the University of the Philippines. Rey Ty has completed several certificate courses in French civilization (Literature, Language, History, and Geography) and Business French from the University of Paris, Sorbonne.

In his professional life, he works as an educator, giving presentations around the world: from Asia to Europe, North America and South America.

Rey has completed his internship with (1) the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines, (2) the Directorate of Human Rights of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, and (3) International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland.

His fields of specialization in Political Science include, among others, political theory, comparative politics, international relations, qualitative methodology, Philippine politics, French political thought, and U.S. government and politics.

His fields of specialization in adult education include instructional theories, learning theories, adult learning, cultural diversity, formal/ non-traditional/ non-formal/ informal education, policy studies, community project development, social movements, critical and feminism theories, international education, and leadership.

His fields of specialization in higher education include, among others, human resource development, strategic human resource development, planning and evaluation.

His research, publication, teaching, motivational lectures, and consultancy work are mutlidisciplinary. They include, among others, human rights, social justice, international humanitarian law, gender, peace, leadership, community organizing, indigenous peoples, interfaith dialogue, Marxism, critical theory, refugees, Orientalism, postcolonialism, and intercultural communications.