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Abu Al-rasheed Tanggol

Leaders Asia-Pacific 2023


Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Director, Center for Local Governance Studies, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology





Abu Al-Rasheed “Boggs” Tanggol is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, where he teaches courses in public administration, public policy, and peace and conflict resolution. He also serves as the director of the University’s Center for Local Governance Studies, which partners with local government units and national government agencies to provide demand-driven training and development initiatives to support government programs. Through various roles, Boggs has been involved in peace and conflict resolution since 2007 and in public policy since 2013. Boggs,a member of the Moro and Lumad Indigenous communities, is passionate about the right to self-determination for Indigenous peoples in Mindanao and improving governance and public policy in Mindanao.