Jayeel S. Cornelio

Field of award: Sociology

Year awarded: 2017

Division: Social Sciences


For his pioneering scholarship in the sociology of religion that has facilitated new ways of thinking about Philippine society and culture. In his exemplary publications, order he has developed innovative concepts to understand contemporary religious experiences in the Philippines and even in the wider region. Through his public engagements, he has also demonstrated his commitment to enriching discourse and to raising awareness on a variety of crucial social and political issues using the sociological perspective.

Current Position: Director, Development Studies Program

Office Address: Ateneo de Manila University