Acram A. Latiph

Acram A. Latiph is the Executive Director of the Institute for Peace and Development in Mindanao and a Professor of the Department of Economics, Mindanao State University – Marawi Campus. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Economics from San Beda College, Master of Science in Finance from the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Advance Certificate in Conflict Resolution from the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict Executive Master Public Policy from the Maxwell School of Citizenship, Syracuse University, New York, and his PhD in Development Economics from the Australian National University. He is a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship, the Australian Leadership Award Scholarship and the NISGP Scholarship. His research interests are peace and conflict studies, preventing and countering violent extremism, political economy, policy analysis, regional planning, and sustainable development, Islamic finance and banking, and Bangsamoro and Muslim issues in the Philippines.