Asian Studies — Philippine Studies
Angelo F. Merino

Angelo F. Merino

Adjunct Professor

Professor Angelo Merino is an Adjunct Professor for the Yuchengco Philippine Studies Program and a Teaching Apprentice for the Asian Studies Program at the University of San Francisco. He teaches YPSP 222: Philippine Boxing and Culture which focuses on the diverse societies and communities Filipinos in the Philippines and America as well as the history of Philippine boxing. In addition, Angelo helps teach the course YPSP 323: Filipino Politics and Justice. In Fall 2011, he will be teaching a new course in conjunction with Prof. Jay Gonzalez - YPSP 333: Boxing and Social Justice: a unique course which combines recreational sports, cultural diversity and service learning.

Prof. Merino is the Head Boxing Coach for USF. He is licensed level 2 by the USA Boxing Association, is internationally certified and recognized by Amateur Boxing of Philippines, and has experience as a USA Amateurs Boxing Official.
Prof. Merino also works as the Sports Editor at Manila Mail and Philippine Headlines newspaper, the premier Filipino American Newspaper in circulation.


B.S. Economics: San Sebastian College, Manila Philippines, 1982