John Raymond Belnas Jison

Doctoral Research Fellow - Study of Religion
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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 P. A. Munchs hus 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1010 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Nonviolent conflict and civil resistance
  • Popular mobilization in nondemocratic contexts
  • Political participation
  • Religion and democracy
  • Southeast Asian studies


John Raymond Jison holds a master's degree in political science from Central European University and a bachelor's degree in the same field from the University of the Philippines Manila. His PhD project focuses on the ritualization of political loyalty towards illiberal leaders in the Philippines and how rituals of political loyalty are facilitated through or legitimized by social media.


  • Master of arts, Political Science (specialization in comparative politics), Central European University, 2018
  • Bachelor of arts, Political Science (magna cum laude), University of the Philippines Manila, 2013


  • Jison, John Raymond. 2021. Revisiting Susan Moller Okin’s Justice, Gender, and the Family (1989): Intersectionality, social ethos, and critical praxis of gender justice. Kritike: An Online Journal of Philosophy 15(2): 111-125.
  • Jison, John Raymond (2021). Subverting the objectionable politics of the agricultural workers’ systemic marginalization in the Philippines. Diliman Review 65(2): 120-131. 
  • Jison, John Raymond. 2020. Discursive opportunities and the mobilization of pro-democracy movements: Myanmar and China in the late 1980s. Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia 56(2): 33-58.  
  • Jison, John Raymond and Yvan Ysmael Yonaha. 2020. Religious actors in the international sphere: The case of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines. In F.A. Cruz and N.M. Adiong (eds.), International studies in the Philippines: Mapping new frontiers in theory and practice (pp. 179-194). London: Routledge. 
  • Jison, John Raymond. 2018. Mobilizing EDSA People Power II in the Philippines: Lessons from the political process theory. Social Affairs 1(9): 42-52.  
  • Jison, John Raymond. 2017. Kritikal na pagsusuri sa bulnerabilidad at kamalayang politikal ng mga mangingisdang biktima ng pangongotong sa laot ng Cavite (Critical analysis of vulnerability and political consciousness among fisherfolk who became victims of extortion in the waters of Cavite). UP Los Banos Journal 15(1): 100-108. 


  • European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (2019-2021)


Tags: Social movements, Social media, Authoritarianism, Democracy, Political culture


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