Editor's Note Volume 6, Number 1



Enthusiasts of history, it is with immense joy and honor that we bring you a new issue of TALA: An Online Journal of History. Now in its sixth year, we aim to provide you with new historical perspectives that touch on various facets of Philippine life, both in the past and present. 

Author Biographies

Emmanuel Jeric A. Albela, Department of History, University of Santo Tomas

Emmanuel Jeric A. Albela is a faculty member under the Department of History from the Faculty of Arts and Letters, University of Santo Tomas with a rank of Assistant Professor 4. He is a Licensed Professional Teacher who has experienced handling students from primary to tertiary level. He obtained his Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in History (2006), Master in History, cum laude (2008), and Doctor of Philosophy in History (2021) with his doctoral dissertation entitled: "The Passage of Republic Act 1425: Contextualizing Rizal, Nationalism, and La Leyenda Negra - Its Unintended Consequence" with a grade of benemeritus (magna cum laude), all from the University of Santo Tomas. He has published historical studies and delivered papers in local and international conferences on education, food culture, economic history and Asian history. He is the founder, publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of TALA: An Online Journal of History.
Albela is also serving the University as student affairs practitioner being the Student Welfare and Development Coordinator of the UST Conservatory of Music since 2012.

Adrian Kyle A. Vergara, University of Santo Tomas Graduate School

Adrian Kyle A. Vergara is one of the Managing Editors of TALA. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in History at the University of Santo Tomas Graduate School. He obtained his undergraduate degree in History from the same university.




How to Cite

Albela, E. J., and A. K. Vergara. “Editor’s Note Volume 6, Number 1”. TALA: An Online Journal of History, vol. 6, no. 1, June 2023, http://talakasaysayan.org/index.php/talakasaysayan/article/view/152.