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Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : (+63 02) 8 930-MCQC (6272)

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Gail Frances R. Galang, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Center for Peace Education
Chairperson and Faculty, Family Studies Department
Faculty, Department of Psychology

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Children and Family Studies, Miriam College
  • M.A. Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University
  • A.B. Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University

 

Biography

Dr. Gail Reyes-Galang finished her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the Ateneo de Manila University in 1991. She continued her MA studies in Counseling Psychology at the same university, writing her thesis about academically gifted children.

While serving Miriam College in various administrative capacities since year 2000, she completed her doctorate studies in the same college, this time specializing in Child and Family Studies with a dissertation about blended families.

After her term as Principal of the Miriam College Grade School, she served as Head of the Institutional Partnerships and Programs Office handling local and international linkages, career development programs, and alumni affairs. In 2018, Dr. Galang was appointed Associate Director of the Center for Peace Education (CPE) and Chair of the PhD Family Studies program at the Higher Education Unit.

Dr. Galang is executive producer of a weekly program, “Our Peaceful Classroom” in Channel e. Articles she has written can be found in Smart Parenting or her blogs under “Connect the Dots.” She is currently President of the Maryknoll/Miriam College Alumni Association.

 

Publications

  • Dynamics of Selected Filipino Families: Roles, Relationships and Resources. LEAPS. Miriam College Faculty Research Journal, Vol 40 (October 2015)
  • Preschool Super Achievers: Socio-Emotional Behavior, Self-Concept, and Parental Involvement. Education Policy, Reform, and School Innovations in the Asia-Pacific Region. The Association for Childhood Education International – Hong Kong and Macao (2009)