Ted Jojola, Ph.D., is a Professor of Planning at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico. His Ph.D. dissertation included historical research on the Spanish and American Territorial government impacts upon the Mountain Province in the Philippines and he has looked extensively at the similarities of US Federal Indian policies and those of the National Minorities in the Philippines. Currently, he is working on a video project entitled “Just Like Us: The Bataan Legacy in New Mexico” and serves as an Advisory Board Member of the Bataan-Corregidor Memorial Foundation of New Mexico, Inc. He lives on the Isleta Pueblo Reservation with his Filipina wife, Dely. His father-in-law, Alejandro Alcántara, is a Bataan Death March survivor of the USAFFE forces in the Philippines.


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