PhD in Anthropology, CSSP, UP Diliman
MA Broadcast Communication, CMC, UP Diliman
BA Film and Audio Visual Communication, CMC UP Diliman

Courses Taught: Film 299 (Historical and Critical Research Methods in Film), Film 280 (Philippine Film Industry), Media 280 (Contemporary Issues in Media), Media 250 (Political Economy of Media), Media 220 (Media Literacy), Film 198 ( Internship ), Film 159 (Film Production Management), Film 135 (Acting), Film 102 (History of Philippine Cinema), Film 100 (Introduction to Film), Film 10 (Sining Sine), Film 12 (Sine Pinoy), Comm 140 (Media & Society), Comm 130 (Communication & Media Theories), Comm 100 (Introduction to Communication & Media)

Shirley Palileo is a faculty member of the UP Film Institute and a former Director of the UPCMC Office of Extension and External Relation — where she spearheaded the UP Gawad Plaridel, a UP System Award for the exemplary practice of film and media profession for 6 years (2013-2019). She is a film and media studies scholar whose published works and research interests remain within the tenets of film language, performativity, cosmopolitanism semiology, ideology, iconology, post-modernism, and post-colonialism. She directed, wrote, and managed production and conferences for national and international projects. She is also a certified trainer for conflict sensitive journalism.