Dela Cruz, Leland Joseph R.

Dr. Leland Joseph R. Dela Cruz is Assistant Professor of the Development Studies Program and served as its Director from January 1999 to May 2014. He currently serves as Director of the Office for Social Concern and Involvement where he oversees various social formation programs for all undergraduates of the Ateneo de Manila University. He finished his Masters in Economics at the Ateneo de Manila University and his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of the Philippines Diliman. His research interests include social change management and social innovation, social entrepreneurship, service-learning and social formation strategies, and institutional analyses.
Full Time
Administrative Position: 

Director, Office of Social Concern and Involvement (1 April 2016-31 May 2019)

Contact No.: 
(632) 426 6001 local 5090-91

Faculty Position: 
Assistant Professor
Courses Taught: 

DS 101 Perspectives in Development
DS 112 Survey of Social Development Approaches
DS 130 Development Management I
DS 130.8 Public Health & Social Change
DS 135.21 Social Innovations Seminar I
DS 135.22 Social Innovations Seminar II
DS 140 Practicum in Social Development
DS 150 Field Specialization
DS 165.35 Research in Development Issues
DS 175.80 Political Economy of Health & Development
DS 175.83 Survey of Public Health Interventions