David Omer Drury Wurfel, who died on November 12, 2012, was a political scientist with a strong and enduring interest in agrarian policy and political development in east and south-east Asia.

Prof. Wurfel’s last published paper appeared in the December 2012 issue of the Philippines Political Science Journal, and can be read here.

About this site

This site contains published and unpublished academic writings of Professor David Wurfel (1929-2012), with particular emphasis on his research on Philippine agrarian policy from the early 1950s onwards.

You can read David’s curriculum vitae here, and an autobiographical essay here.