Ph.D. in Film, Literature and Culture, University of Southern California
MA in Philippine Studies, De La Salle University
AB-Economics, De La Salle University
Courses Taught: Com140 (Media and Society), Film 10 (Sining Sine), Film 12 (Sine Pinoy), Film 100 (Introduction to Film), Film 106 (National Cinema), Film 130 (Film Genres), Film 131 (Narrative Film), Film 171 (Film Theory Criticism), Film 178 (Queer Cinema), Film 198 (Internship), Film 199 (Research in Film), Film 205 (Narrative Film), Film 240 (Cinema and Nation), Film 260 (Film Historiography), Film 269 (Cinema, Gender and Other Identities), Film 270 (Advanced Film Theory and Criticism), Film 299 (Historical and Critical Research Methods in Film), Media 210 (Media Theory), Media 240 (Media Research), Media 250 (Political Economy of Media), Media Studies 331 (Media and Popular Culture), Media Studies 397 (Special Topics).
Rolando B. Tolentino is faculty of University of the Philippines Film Institute and former dean of the UP College of Mass Communication. He has taught at the Osaka University and National University of Singapore. His research interests include Philippine literature, popular culture, cinema and media, interfacing national and transnational issues. He writes fiction and creative non-fiction, and is a fellow of the UP Institute of Creative Writing.
He is an affiliate faculty of the Center for International Studies, Science, Technology and Society Program, and the Philippine Studies Program (Tri-College).
He is a member of the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino (Filipino Film Critics Group), Congress of Teachers and Educators for Nationalism and Democracy (CONTEND-UP), and AlterMidya (People’s Alternative Media Network).