Louward Allen ZUBIRI
Louward Allen Zubiri is a Ph.D. student at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and a student affiliate at East-West Center. He finished his BA and MA in Linguistics at the University of the Philippines Diliman.
His research interests are in the areas of description, documentation, and revitalization of non-dominant and/or underdescribed Philippine languages and scripts. He is interested in how description, documentation, and revitalization are informative of and interdependent with policymaking, education, community development, and heritage awareness.
As a long term ally of cultural and educational rights movement particularly on the use of the mother tongue, he has undertaken community engagements with a focus on advocacy, training, and research on, for, and with indigenous cultural communities in the Philippines.