Vicencio, Aaron R. “Aaron”

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Aaron Vicencio is an instructor at the Department of Communication and Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Ateneo de Manila University. He is also currently serving as the Executive Director of the Eugenio Lopez Jr Center for Multimedia Communication. Vicencio has a Diploma in Photojournalism from Konrad Adenauer Stiftung & Asian Center for Journalism and obtained his Master of Science in Geography from the University of the Philippines. He has more than 15 years of experience in commercial, documentary, and editorial photography. 

Areas of Specialization: 

Visual Culture, Photography, Geographies of Home, Geographies of Media, Visual Journalism

Courses Taught: 

IDS 165.04: Creative and Spatial Geohumanities


In the Department of Communication: 


COMM 111 Creativity and Problem Awareness

COMM 27 Visual Thinking for Communication Managers

COMM 215 and COM 171 Visual Communication (Graduate and Undergraduate)

COMM 190 Contemporary Issues in Communication

COMM 48 Basic Photography

COMM 180.15 Photojournalism 

Research Interest: 

Home studies, visual culture, and ethical visual journalism practices


Marawi Narratives: Agenda for Hope

Forthcoming: Textbook on Reading Visual Culture, Vibal Publishing, Co-author

University Service and Outreach: 

Selected Professional Associations, Awards and Recognition: 

Special Citation: SOSS Pedagogy Innovation Award, 2019

AB Psychology 2005, Ateneo de Manila University Diploma in Photojournalism, 2008, ACFJ - KAS, Ateneo de Manila University MS Geography, 2016, UP- Diliman