Tuesday, September 29, 2015

PhISO Core Group: Kurt Molina

Kurt Molina was born in Pampanga, Philippines on November 24, 1992. He received his degree in International Relations with tracks in Diplomacy and International Trade from Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU), Intramuros, Manila, in 2013. He is currently a graduate student in the International Studies Department of De La Salle University (DLSU) taking Masters in International Studies major in Asian Studies. He was the former associate editor of IR Newsletter in the College of International Relations in Lyceum and a former trainee in the university’s debate organization. He has attended several conferences and seminars including the Philippine Model Congress 2013, the 33rd National Quiz Bee, Foreign Service Institute seminars on IR and Diplomacy, and Writing 101 and 102: Issues, Trends, and Strategies in Writing Instructions and Publication. He works for a Makati-based public affairs and public relations consultancy as a junior consultant. His research interests include Geopolitics in Asia-Pacific, the militarization of space, and China’s Maritime Policy.