Shiela M. Manzanilla

Assoc. Prof. Shiela M. Manzanilla, PhD

Associate Professor IV
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (2020-present)
Program Chairperson, MA Applied Linguistics Program (2015-2019)
Program Chairperson, BA Communication Program (2011-2012; 2018-2019)
Department Chairperson, Languages, Literature and Humanities Department (2012-2018)

Areas of Specialization: English Linguistics and Literature

Contact Information: smanzanilla@slsu.edu.ph



Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy in English (2014)
Manuel Luis Quezon University (Manila, Philippines)

Master of Arts in English major in Second Language Teaching (2010)
Manuel Luis Quezon University (Manila, Philippines)

Master of Arts in English Language Teaching (Completed Academic Requirements)
Philippine Normal University (Manila, Philippines)

Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English
Southern Luzon Polytechnic College (Lucban, Quezon, Philippines)

Subjects Taught

General Education English & Literature
Courses for BA Communication
MA in Applied Linguistics courses
Master of Arts in Teaching English courses
Visiting Professor, Thai Nguyen University, Viet Nam
English Language Lecturer for Officials, Staff, and Teachers, Vinh Phuc and Hoa Binh Provinces, Viet Nam

Research and Publications

Selected Research Publications

Guinto, N.L., Villaverde, B.D., & Manzanilla, S.M. (forthcoming). (Un)thinking 'new' in the new normal: Reflections on ways forward from a State University. University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies.

Manzanilla, S.M. (2015). Affective Stylistic Analysis of E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey. TILAMSIK: The Southern Luzon Journal of Arts and Sciences, 8(1). 49-60.

Manzanilla, S.M. (2013). Interactive Weblogs: Breaking Barriers in L2 Writing in the Philippines. Journal of International Education and Business 2013. Auckland Institute of Studies Aukland, New Zealand.

Manzanilla, S.M. (2013). Interactive Weblogs: Breaking Barriers in L2 Writing in the Philippines. The Asian Conference on Education 2013 Official Conference Proceedings. ISSN:2186-5892

Selected Research Presentations

"Demystifying Fifty Shades of Grey: A Psycho/Sociolinguistics Analysis of a Gender Discourse"
Presented at: The International Academic Forum, Dubai Conference Series 2016

"Interactive Weblogs: Breaking Barriers in L2 Writing in the Philippines"
Presented at: ACE/ACSET Fifth Asian Conference on Education, Ramada Hotel, Osaka, Japan, October 23-27, 2013

Joint International Conference of the Pan-Asian Consortium of Language Teaching Societies and the Philippine Association for Language Teaching, University of San Jose Recoletos, Cebu City, December 5-7, 2013

E-Learning Symposium 2014, LLAS Center for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, January 2014

Institutionally-/ Externally-funded Research

Analyzing errors in Senior High School Students’ Essays: Groundwork for instructional design in Purposive Communication (SLSU-funded)
Collaborators: Prof. Brian D. Villaverde, Dr. Shiela Manzanilla
Funded by: SLSU Office of Research Services (Php 160,000)
Date of Completion: ongoing

Documenting the Indigenous Peoples in CALABARZON
Collaborators: Dr. Milo O. Placino, Dr. Mari Jane A. Lee, Prof. Brian D. Villaverde, Prof. Judeimar Ungriano, Ms. Mary Jane Camarador, Ms. Khristalyn V. Fraginal, Ms. Princess Catherine L. Pabellano
Funded by: Congressional Initiative, Office of Senator Loren Legarda (Php 2,000,000)
Date of Completion: ongoing

Empowering Women in the Academia: A Study on the Position, Participation, and Representation of Women in Tertiary Academic Institutions (SLSU-funded)


Book Publications

Manzanilla, S.M., Dizon, J.M., & Guinto, N.L. [Eds.] (2016). Communication in the scientific and technical professions. Lucban, Philippines: SLSU Department of Languages, Literature, and Humanities. ISBN 978-621-95386-3-3

Manzanilla, S.M. & Guinto, N.L. [Eds.] (2015). Writing in the Professions: Technical report writing. Lucban, Philippines: SLSU Department of Languages, Literature, and Humanities. ISBN 978-621-95386-2-6

Extension/ Expert Services and Volunteer Work

Resource Speaker & Program Leader, Write it Right!: A Seminar Workshop on Technical and Creative Writing for the Quezon Provincial Planning and Development Office
Peer Reviewer, Annual International Conference on Language and Linguistics, Athens, Greece
Editor, US-China Foreign Language, ISSN1539-8080, United States of America

Professional Affiliations
Accreditor, Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP), Inc.
Member, Association of Tertiary Press Advisers of Southern Tagalog
Member, Philippine Association of Communication Educators Foundation, Inc.
Member, Alliance of Language and Literature Teachers, Inc.
Member, Philippine Association of Language Teachers


Updated: November 2020

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