Mike Cullinane: Adopted Son of Cebu City

CSEAS Associate Director Michael Cullinane recently was honored with the title “Adopted Son of Cebu City.” Mayor Michael Rama conferred the title during the launching of Dr. Cullinane’s recent book, “The Battle for Cebu,” at the BPI Library in Cebu on January 11, 2015. The resolution acknowledged Cullinane’s many books, articles, public lectures and other scholarship pertaining to the history and culture of Cebu. “It is but a rare occurrence that a foreigner will develop such an immense interest on Cebuano history as substantiated by his lifelong dedication to the research and study of Cebu,” read the resolution.