Dr. Rosalie Arcala Hall is a Professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines Visayas. Rosalie was awarded a number of research grants since finishing her Ph.D. in Public and International Affairs at Northeastern University in 2002 and completed various projects on civil-military relations in the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, East Timor and the United States. Apart from teaching, she is currently working on research projects on asymmetric warfare and on Muslim women in the security forces. She is married to an American who enjoys living in the Philippines and trailing an itinerant academic spouse. Rosalie grew up in San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines and finished university in 1991.