University of the Philippines
At the University of the Philippines, Jaya Jacobo (She, her, hers) is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the international research and arts consortium Global GRACE Gender and Cultures Equality. An Assistant Professor of Literature at the Department of Filipino in the School of Humanities of the Ateneo de Manila University, she holds the PhD in Comparative Literature from the State University of New York. Jaya was former Chair of the Film Desk of the Young Critics Circle of the Philippines and a Founding Co-Editor of Queer Southeast Asia: A Literary Journal of Transgressive Art. With Ryen Paul Sumayao, she has just recently published BKL/Bikol Bakla: Anthology of Bikolnon Gay Trans Queer Writing.