Academic Profile – Maria Celeste H. Hermida

Maria Celeste H. Hermida


  • MA in Demography, University of the Philippines, (ongoing)
  • Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program, Université de Namur
  • Bachelor of Science in Geography, University of the Philippines

Specialization: Demography

Research Interests: Residual populations, solo-living, migration


  • Ortega, A.A., Acielo, J.M.A. and Hermida, M.C. (2015). Mega-regions in the  Philippines: accounting for special economic zones and global-local dynamics. Cities, 48, pp. 130-139

Papers/Poster Presented in Conferences:

  • Homeownership and Place Attachment: Housing Recovery among Different Homeownership Categories in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, 2018 NCGS, UP Diliman, 12-13 November 2018.
  • Spatio-demographic Profiling of One-Person Households in the Philippines, 2017 National Conference on Geographical Studies (Session on Spatial Analysis and Geospatial Technologies), University of the Philippines Hotel, UP Diliman, 10-11 November 2017
  • One-Person Households in the Philippines, 2016 Philippine Population Association Scientific Conference (Poster Presentation), One Vittoria Hotel, Vigan City, 3-5 February 2016
  • Identifying Poor Households in Metro Manila using Housing Data from the Census, 2015 Philippine Population Association Scientific Conference (Session on Urbanization), Seda Abreeza Hotel, Davao City, 28-30 January 2015