Received Sylff fellowship in 2017.
Academic supervisor: Filomeno V. Aguilar, Jr., PhD
Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
M.A. History (2017),
B.A. History minior in Hispanic Studies (2010) (Cum Laude, Program Awardee)
Nicholas Sy’s recent publications include “Horacio de la Costa, Foreign Missionaries, and the Quest for Filipinization: The Church in the Age of Decolonization” co-authored with Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr. (who is the primary author) and published in the internationally refereed journal Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints (2017); and “San Pablo’s History of Wine and Oil: Four Narratives Taken from Archival Manuscripts” in History of San Pablo: Reviewed, Rewritten, and Retold, ed. Francis Gealogo (2016). His research interests include church history, demographic history, the history of the family, and quantitative approaches to history.
Studied the history of the family as a social institution via a quantitative case study on the marriage practices of municipal-level political elites during the nineteenth century.