Ambeth Ocampo Biography, Books

Ambeth Ocampo is a Filipino historian, author, writer, columnist, educator and government official. He is currently serving as of in Region , Philippines.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Ambeth R. Ocampo
Nickname –> Ambeth
Birth Date –> August 13, 1961 (age 60)
Hometown –> Manila, Philippines

Education
Elementary and High School –> Ateneo de Manila University
College –> De La Salle University
Degree –> Philippine Studies
Masters –> De La Salle University
* Ambeth Ocampo took graduate courses at the University of the Philippines and University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Work Experiences
2002-2011 – Chairman, National Historical Commission of the Philippines
2005-2007 – Chairman, National Commission for Culture and the Arts
1999-2001 – Board Member, National Historical Institute
* Columnist, Philippine Daily Inquirer
* Former Columnist, Philippine Daily Globe
* Former Associate Editor, Weekend Magazine of Philippine Daily Express
* Former Columnist, Philippine Daily Express Sunday Supplement
* Former Consultant, National Library of the Philippines

Books
1990 – Rizal Without the Overcoat (Awardee: National Book Award for Essay)
1992 – Makamisa: The Search for Rizal’s Third Novel
* Looking Back Series (A Compilation of his columns)
2001 – Meaning and History
2001 – Bones of Contention
2020 – Yaman – The History and Heritage in Philippine Money: The Numismatic Collection of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
2021 – Martial Law

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See also: List of Filipino Authors

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