College of Arts and Letters (CAL), University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
Belen D. Calingacion is the Chairperson of the Department of Speech Communication and Theater Arts, College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman. She was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at Kennesaw State University and Georgia Southern University, Georgia, USA from August 2003 to May 2004. She also served as an Assistant Chairperson and Speech Communication Coordinator at the Department of Speech Communication and Theater Arts. In addition, she was a Vice-Director of the Philippine Association of Speech Communication Educators and Professionals.
She received several honors, grants and awards such as German Academic Exchange Scholar 2007 from UNISTAFF, Institute of Socio-Cultural Studies at the University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany; Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence 2003 Lecturing at Kennesaw State University and Georgia Southern University, Georgia, USA; National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Creative Grant Awards and UP System Creative Work and Research Award among others.
Dr. Calingacion has a PhD in Communication and MA Speech Communication from the University of the Philippines. She finished her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech and Theater Arts (cum laude) from Siliman University, Dumaguete City.