Lee-Chua, Queena N.

Full Time
Contact No.: 
(+632) 426-6001 local 5681-83

PhD Clinical Psychology (1995)
Ateneo de Manila University

Courses Taught: 

Undergraduate Courses
MA 11: Modern Mathematics I
MA 12: Modern Mathematics II
MA 22: Mathematical Analysis II
MA 151: Elementary Probability Theory
MA 195G.1: Seminar In Problem Solving Techniques
STAT 109: Introduction To Statistical Theory
PSY 101: General Psychology

Graduate Courses
PSY 255.12: Seminar in Human Development: Learning Processes in Math and Science

Research Interest: 

Problem Solving Techniques and Processes
Psychology of Math (specifically problem solving and cognition)
Psychology of Learning (including best practices in performance, attitude and resilience)
Cross-cultural Studies in Math Education (specifically in the Asian context)
Finite Math (such as game theory applied to psychology)
Applied Probability and Statistics (particularly to social science studies)



Q. N. Lee-Chua. Mathematics in Tribal Philippines and Other Societies in the South Pacific. The Mathematics Teacher, 94 (1), 50-55, (2001). [Loyola Schools Outstanding Scholarly Work Award in the Sciences]

Q. N. Lee-Chua. Game theory, People Power and Philippine politics. Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications, 19 (3), 114-18, Oxford University Press (2000). DOI: 10.1093/teamat/19.3.114. [SOSE Dean’s Award for Teaching Innovation]


Q. N. Lee-Chua, M. I. Sison-Dionisio, N. Fernandez.  Magaling ang Pinoy! How and Why Public School Students Achieve (Ateneo Family Best Practices Study in Marikina and Bulacan Public High Schools). Ateneo Office of Research and Publications: Quezon City (Feb 2007). [LS Scholarly Work Award for Outstanding Social Impact]

Q. N. Lee-Chua, M. I. Sison-Dionisio. Helping Our Children Do Well in School: Ten Real-Life Successful Strategies from the Ateneo de Manila High School Parents’ Best Practices Study. Anvil: Pasig (2004). [National Book Award for Education]

Q. N. Lee-Chua. Successful Family Businesses: Dynamics of Five Filipino Business Families. Ateneo de Manila University Press: Quezon City (2000).  [National Academy of Science and Technology Outstanding Monograph Award]

Selected Professional Associations, Awards and Recognition: 


Third World Academy of Sciences Regional Prize for Public Understanding of Science (2010)

DOST Men and Women of Science (2008)

Metrobank Outstanding Teacher Award (Tertiary Level) (2003)

Outstanding Young Scientist (2002)

The Outstanding Women in the Nation's Service (2001)

Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (2001)

The Outstanding Young Filipinos (1997)

Philippine Journal of Science (Editorial Board Member), Ateneo Family Business Development Center (Board of Directors), Outstanding Young Scientists, Inc. (2006 - 2010 Board Member), National Book Development Board (2003 - 2011 Governing Board Member), Technical Panel for General Education - Commission on Higher Education (2010 - 2011 Member)