SANTIAGO, Ray Paolo J.

Part Time

Arpee Santiago is the Executive Director of the Ateneo Human Rights Center and the Secretary-General of the Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism, a recognized entity in the ASEAN Charter. He is active in litigation involving cases affecting vulnerable groups, particularly women, children, urban poor, and peasants.
Arpee was a recipient of the Freedom Flame Award of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (2014) and the inaugural ASEAN Peoples Award (2015).
He has been a member of the Ateneo Law Faculty since 2003. He is also a Lecturer at the Institute of Law of the Far Eastern University.
Arpee obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in 1996 and his Juris Doctor from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2001, where he also received the Roberto Gana Service Award.
Areas of Specialization: 
  • Human Rights
Professional Association & Recognition: 
  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (since 2002)
Courses Taught: 
  • Constitutional Law
  • Human Rights
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Clinical Legal Education
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Profession
  • Law on Sales 
Juris Doctor, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, 2001; Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 1996