TEMPROSA, Francis Tom F.

Part Time

Francis Tom F. Temprosa teaches Refugee Law at Ateneo Law School. He also teaches Public International Law and Legal Counseling and Social Responsibility at the Far Eastern University Institute of Law, and Public International Law at the International Studies Department of Miriam College. He previously taught Forced Migration at the college’s Master in Migration Studies program. Currently, he is legal adviser at the Commission on Human Rights. From 2009 to 2013, he worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on refugee and stateless person protection and internal displacement issues. After which, he joined public service as an attorney at the Commission on Elections and as chief legislative officer at the Office of the Majority Leader in the Senate. He has written on international law, human security, rule of law, judicial training, statelessness, forced migration, and campaign finance. He holds a BA (Cum Laude) and a JD (Second Honors). 

Areas of Specialization: 
  • Refugee Law, Statelessness and Internal Displacement
  • Human Rights Law
  • Public International Law
  • Election Law

Professional Association & Recognition: 
  • Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in the Social Sciences (Lifetime Member)
  • Member, Asian Society of International Law
  • Member, International Association for the Study of Forced Migration
  • Member, Legal Writing Institute
  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Courses Taught: 
  • Refugee Law

Juris Doctor, second honors, Ateneo de Manila University (2010); Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, cum laude, University of the Philippines Diliman (2006)