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Jabar, Melvin A.

De La Salle University


  Dr. Melvin A. Jabar is an associate professor of the Department of Behavioral Sciences of the DLSU College of Liberal Arts. He obtained his Ph.D. in Asia Pacific Studies from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan. His research interests are in intercultural marriages, educational sociology, health social science, evidence-based policy intervention, and parental involvement. His recent publications include "Educational Challenges of a Japanese-Filipino Child in a Japanese Classroom" which appeared in the Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, and "Filipino Mothers' Involvement in Children's Education: Experiences and Challenges, which is included in B. Jones & R. Silver (Eds.)'s Teachers Helping Teachers 2010 Proceedings. Dr. Jabar has a master's degree in health social science (with high distinction) and bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Social Science.

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