DR. FILOMIN “Ging” CANDALIZA-GUTIERREZ, Ph.D. is Associate Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department, UP Diliman where she teaches quantitative and qualitative research methods, social deviance, and sociology of crime and punishment. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Sociology from UP Diliman.
She authored book chapters on the history of Philippine criminology, the most recent of which came out in The Cesare Lombroso Handbook (Routledge, 2013). She published journal articles on crime, delinquency, and prison society locally and abroad. She edited the Philippine Sociological Review Vol. 60 (Social Deviance), recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Book Award conferred by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST).
Her recent researches focus on masculine social organizations. Following the study of inmate gangs in the New Bilibid Prison, she is now researching on college fraternities as social groups.
She is currently the president of the Philippine Sociological Society, the editor of the Philippine Sociological Review, and an elected Member of the Executive Committee of the International Sociological Association.