Social Justice in Different Settings
|Cristina J. Montiel, PhD, RPsy|
Cristina Montiel is a professor of peace/political psychology and has been at the Ateneo de Manila University for more than 40 years. In 2010, she received the Ralph White Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association's Division of Peace Psychology. In 2016, she was recognized by the Psychological Association of the Philippines as their Outstanding Psychologist.
She has written about Peace Psychology in Asia (NY: Springer, 2009), was managing editor of Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012), and co-edited a special issue on "Social Movements and Political and Social Transformation", Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology (APA, 2018).
She also worked as a consultant for our government's Commission on Human Rights, and the Office of the Presidential Adviser for the Peace Process. During the Marcos dictatorship, Montiel founded and chaired Lingap Bilanggo, a Philippine movement for human rights and political prisoners' general amnesty (1981-1987).
Selected Professional Associations, Awards and Recognition:
- Professional Associations Encyclopedia Managing Editor, 2012
- Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology. UK/USA: Wiley Blackwell Book Editor, 2009
- Peace Psychology in Asia. NY: Springer Editorial Board Member, 2006-present
- Peace Psychology Book Series (NY: Springer) Member, Editorial Board, 2002-present
- Pakistan Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, managed by the Department of Psychology, Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan