Ahmad Bukhori Muslim is a faculty member at the Department of English and Director of International Affairs, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia. His research interests include international education and mobility, intercultural language learning, language and identity, Islamic education, and English education in religious studies. Current projects include The Indonesian Democracy Hallmark Research Initiative (IDeHRI), The University of Melbourne, and CALOHEA (Comparing Analysis of Learning Outcomes of Higher Education in Asia), with Groningen University, The Netherlands under Erasmus+ (co-investigator).
Ahmad Rizky M. Umar is a researcher and associate tutor at the University of Queensland, Australia, where he completed his PhD in 2022. He also teaches politics and International Relations at Griffith University. His thesis investigates the idea of Asia in world politics. He tweets regularly @analispolitik.
Ahmad Syarif is an analyst with Bowergroup Asia. He holds a master's degree from the University of Birmingham, where he wrote his thesis on the rise of hadrami religious authority in Palembang, South Sumatra.
Aisah Putri Budiatri is a researcher in the Centre for Political Studies at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (P2P LIPI). She holds a master’s in political science from State University of New York at Albany. Her research focuses on political parties, the legislature, elections and the Papua conflict.
Akhmad Misbakhul Hasan is Secretary General of the Indonesian Forum for Budget Transparency (FITRA). Prior to taking up this role in 2018, he was active for 15 years in NGOs, with a focus on macro-economics, governance, national and local planning and budgeting, gender-responsive budgeting, infrastructure, and other areas of public policy.
Alexander R Arifianto is a Research Fellow with the Indonesia Program, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research focuses on contemporary politics and political Islam in Indonesia.
Dr Alfindra Primaldhi completed his PhD at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Indonesia (UI), studying morality and political behaviour. He is now an adjunct researcher at the Demography Institute of the Faculty of Business and Economics at UI.
Amalia Puri Handayani holds master's degrees in social policy for development from Erasmus University (the Netherlands) and in women's studies from the University of Indonesia. She has been involved in research projects on violence against women and sexual and reproductive health with recent applications in abortion care.
Amanda Achmadi is a senior lecturer in Architectural Design (Asian Architecture and Urbanism) at the Melbourne School of Design. Amanda completed her undergraduate degree in architecture at Bandung’s Parahyangan University and her doctorate degree in architecture and Asian studies at the University of Melbourne. Her research works explore how identity politics operate through architectural productions and formation of built environments in colonial and postcolonial Indonesia.
Andreas Harsono is Indonesia researcher at Human Rights Watch. He helped establish media freedom groups including the Alliance of Independent Journalists (1994), Institute for the Study of the Free Flow of Information (1995), the Pantau Foundation (2003), and the Bangkok-based South East Asia Press Alliance (1998). Follow him on Twitter @andreasharsono.
Andrew Wiguna Mantong is a researcher at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Jakarta. He also teaches at the Department of International Relations at the University of Indonesia.
Angus Campbell, leader of the Nossal Institute’s One Health Unit, is a practising livestock veterinarian who works with smallholder farmers and governments across Asia to improve animal and human wellbeing through sustainable livestock production.
Anne Suryani is a Research Fellow at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. Anne has worked on a range of government-funded, consultancy and grant-based educational research activities in the Asia-Pacific Region. Her research interests include teacher motivation, teacher education, teacher professional development, and educational policy. Current projects: Leading to Improve Future Teachers (LIFT) Studies: www.liftstudies.org
Ari Pramuditya is a researcher at Amnesty International Indonesia. He previously worked as a researcher at the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) and holds a master's in public international law from Leiden University.
Ashlee Betteridge is the Manager at the Development Policy Centre. She was previously a Research Officer at the centre from 2013-2017. A former journalist, she holds a Master of Public Policy (Development Policy) from ANU and has development experience in Indonesia and Timor-Leste.
Asri Saraswati is an Assistant Professor at the English Studies Program and American Studies Program, University of Indonesia. She teaches courses on American literature and society, literary criticism, popular culture, as well as race, gender, and ethnicity. Her work and research seek to understand the interplay between cultural politics and mobility of humans and capital.
Dr Athiqah Nur Alami is a political scientist based at the Research Centre for Politics, at the Indonesian National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN). Her main interests are Indonesian labour migration, foreign policy, diplomacy, and gender in international relations.
Awidya Santikajaya is PhD candidate at Australian National University. His PhD research concentrates on comparative foreign policies of non-BRIC emerging powers, using Indonesia, South Africa and Turkey as case studies. His study is funded by the World Bank-Government of Indonesia’s SPIRIT scholarship. He holds a master of international relations from The Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor degree in economics from University of Indonesia.
Bahruddin is a PhD candidate in the School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS) at The University of Melbourne and a lecturer at the Department of Social Development and Welfare, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Gadjah Mada University (UGM).
Balawyn Jones is a PhD candidate and Research Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne. She researches across the fields of Indonesian law and human rights, in particular with respect to gender, religion and law.
Benjamin Hegarty is a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Melbourne, prior to which he was visiting scholar at the University of California Irvine. His research on the history of ‘transgender’ in Indonesia has received several awards and appears in Journal of the History of Sexuality, Transgender Studies Quarterly and Medicine Anthropology Theory. His collaborative research with Indonesian colleagues on the intersection of masculinity, sexuality and the provision of HIV care in Jakarta is ongoing.
Dr Budhy Munawar Rachman is a lecturer in Islamic studies at the Driyarkara School of Philosophy (STF) in Jakarta, a program officer at The Asia Foundation and a human rights and religious freedom activist.
Dr Budi Hernawan is an anthropologist and research fellow at the Abdurrahman Wahid Centre for Interfaith and Peace, University of Indonesia (UI) and a lecturer at the Graduate School of Paramadina University.
Chaula Rininta Anindya is a PhD student at the Graduate School of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan. Her research interests include deradicalisation, counterterrorism policy, and civil-military relations in Indonesia.
Christian Donny Putranto has recently completed a Master of Laws (Human Rights) at the Melbourne Law School, the University of Melbourne, as an Australian Awards Scholar. He previously worked at the UNHCR Indonesia and the International Committee of the Red Cross in Indonesia.
Citta Widagdo is a Doctoral Researcher in Public Health Law and Ethics at the Centre for Health Law, Science and Policy, University of Birmingham School of Law. She obtained her LLB in Law from the University of Indonesia and her LLM in Health Care Law from University College London.
Dédé Oetomo is a long-time activist and student of gender and sexual diversity in Indonesia and the Asia-Pacific region. He is also an adjunct lecturer in gender and sexuality at Universitas Airlangga.
Dewi Fortuna Anwar is a leading analyst on Indonesia’s foreign policy and democratisation, as well as on ASEAN and regional political and security issues. She currently serves as deputy for government policy support in the Secretariat of the Vice President and research professor at the Centre for Politics, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (P2P-LIPI). She has held numerous senior positions, including assistant minister/state secretary for foreign affairs and deputy secretary for political affairs during President BJ Habibie’s administration.
Dian Maya Safitri is a public policy professional with expertise in social protection, fiscal decentralisation, human rights, and disability issues. She has worked at the United Nations, the Indonesian National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K) in the Office of the Vice President, and Handicap International Indonesia and Timor-Leste. She holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is a member of the Economy of Francesco, a value-based economic movement chaired by His Holiness Pope Francis consisting of 2,000 young policy makers, economists and social entrepreneurs from 115 countries.
Diane Zhang is a Melbourne-based economist who researches the use of data and information in policy formulation. She has over 15 years of experience working in public policy in Australia, Indonesia and China. In 2004-2010, she lived and worked in Indonesia, consulting for the World Bank, DFAT, United Nations and GTZ.
Diatyka Widya Permata Yasih is a PhD candidate at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne. She is also a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia. Her thesis, which is currently under examination, focuses on the expansion of precarious work tied to the gig economy and shaped by neoliberalism. Her ongoing research deals with precarity and Islamic populism in Indonesia.
Dimas is a lecturer in economic and consumer psychology at the University of Surabaya, and a behavioural scientist at behaviour change agency nudgeplus.net. His research focuses on human attention, limited cognitive resources, and decision making.
Dr Dina Afrianty is a research fellow at La Trobe Law School and founder of the Australia-Indonesia Disability Research and Advocacy Network (AIDRAN). She is also an associate of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society (CILIS) at Melbourne Law School. She received her PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2011.
Edward Aspinall is a Professor in the Department of Political and Social Change, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University. He researches politics in Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, with interests in democratisation, ethnicity, and clientelism, among other topics.
Elena Williams is a higher education consultant and PhD researcher at The Australian National University where she researches the impact of study abroad programs on Australia-Indonesia people-to-people relationship building. Between 2013-2017 she served as resident director with The Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS), based in Yogyakarta.
Dr Elisabeth Kramer is deputy director at the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre at the University of Sydney. Her research focuses on the intersection between discourse, identity and politics in Indonesia. Current research interests include corruption, the tobacco industry and political empowerment for people with disabilities.
Erasmus Abraham Todo Napitupulu is the executive director of the Institute of Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR). Apart from his position at ICJR, he is a well known criminal justice researcher who has worked with civil society and government. He has published on human rights, civil liberties, and criminal justice reform. He is also a certified lawyer who frequently submits petitions to the Constitutional Court to support law reform in Indonesia and represents cases related to the protection of human rights and civil liberties.
Fathimah Fildzah Izzati is a researcher at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). She is on the editorial board of IndoPROGRESS, an online journal connecting progressive scholars and activists in Indonesia. She has been a member of the Sindikasi Union committee since 2019.
Feri Kusuma is an activist, lawyer and deputy coordinator of the Commission for Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS). Since 2006, Feri has actively advocated for the establishment and supported the work of the Aceh TRC. He is also involved in advocacy for the Papua and national TRCs.
Gaby Gabriela Langi is a researcher at the HIV AIDS Research Center at Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia (ARC AJCUI): Center of Excellence for Health Policy and Social Innovation. She holds a master's degree in public health from Gadjah Mada University.
Gavin Height is a research assistant at La Trobe University. His research interests include Indonesian electoral politics, and gender and sexuality. He has been published in The Jakarta Post and The New Daily, and co-hosts the Digital Indonesia podcast.
Associate Professor Greg Fealy is the head of the Department of Political and Social Change at The Australian National University and a specialist on Islamic politics in Indonesia. He is a senior associate of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society (CILIS).
Hannah Loney is a final year PhD candidate in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. Her research explores women, violence and everyday life during the Indonesian invasion and occupation of East Timor (1975-99).
Hendri Yulius is a researcher and writer. He is the author of a number of books, including Coming Out, now available at Gramedia. He holds a master's degree from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.
Dr Herlambang P Wiratraman is a lecturer and executive director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights Law at the Faculty of Law, Airlangga University. He is also chair of the Indonesian Lecturers Association for Human Rights (SEPAHAM Indonesia, 2014-2017) and previously served as head of the Indonesian Association of Legal Philosophy (AFHI, 2013-2014).
Hipolitus Yolisandry Ringgi Wangge is a researcher at the Marthinus Academy in Jakarta. His current research focuses on democratisation in developing countries, particularly the role of crucial actors such as the military during democratic transition and consolidation. He has conducted fieldwork in West Papua on the role of Papuan youth in political and cultural identity during the special autonomy era.
Howard Dick is an honorary professorial fellow in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne and conjoint professor in the Faculty of Business and Law at the University of Newcastle (NSW).
Ibnu Nadzir is a researcher at the Center for Culture and Society in the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). He holds a master's degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Amsterdam.
Dr Ignatius Praptoraharjo (Gambit) is a research consultant at the Center for Health Policy and Management at Gadjah Mada University. He completed his doctorate 2010 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was a Faculty of Arts Indonesia Initiative visiting scholar in 2020.
Inaya Rakhmani is a lecturer at the Department of Communications, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia and the head of its Communication Research Centre. She is an associate at the Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University, and a member of the Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences (ALMI).
Dr Iqra Anugrah is a research fellow at the Institute for Economic and Social Research, Education, and Information (LP3ES) in Jakarta. He is also a contributing editor for Indoprogress, an online platform connecting progressive scholars and activists in Indonesia. He currently serves as an Indonesia-based correspondent fellow for New Mandala.
Irsyad Rafsadie is a researcher at PUSAD Paramadina. He has co-authored “Policing Religious Conflicts in Indonesia” and co-edited “Basudara Stories of Peace from Maluku: Working Together for Reconciliation.”
Jamhari Makruf is the vice rector of the newly established Indonesian International Islamic University in Jakarta. He is on the advisory board of the Centre for Study of Islam and Society (PPIM) at Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University (UIN) Jakarta, and is an advisor to AIPJ2 (Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Justice).
Jenny Munro is an anthropologist who has worked on gender, health and sexuality in Indonesia since 2003. Her 2018 book, Dreams Made Small, explores the racialisation of education in West Papua, while her more recent research activity focuses on how racism affects health care.
Dr Jess Melvin is Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre and was previously Henry Hart Rice Faculty Fellow in Southeast Asian Studies and a Postdoctoral Fellow in Genocide Studies at Yale University. She completed her PhD, "Mechanics of Mass Murder: How the Indonesian Military Initiated and Implemented the Indonesian Genocide: The Case of Aceh," at the University of Melbourne in 2014.
Joost Coté is Senior Research Fellow (History) in the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies at Monash University. He is the editor and translator of Kartini: The Complete Writings 1898-1904.
Kanti Pertiwi is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. She is also a lecturer in management at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Indonesia and previously worked for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). Her dissertation is titled: “'But that’s not corruption': An interpretive approach to business-government relations to corruption in Indonesia". She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kate Grealy is a PhD student at the Australian National University. She has worked in national crime prevention and counter terrorism in Australia, and in violence monitoring and international development in Indonesia.
Dr Krishna Hort is senior technical consultant at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne. He has worked in health assistance programs in South and Southeast Asia for more than 25 years, including 20 years of periodic work in Indonesia.
Krisna is a PhD student of economics at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. His research focuses mainly on trade and investment liberalisation and its impact on firms in Indonesia.
Laras Susanti is a lecturer in law at Universitas Gadjah Mada. She holds a master's degree of law (LLM) from the University of Washington, Seattle and is pursuing her doctoral degree at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, specialising in family law. She received her doctoral scholarship from Fulbright and the Center for International Legal Education (CILE) at the University of Pittsburgh.
Lies Marcoes is a women's rights activist, writer and researcher and the director of Rumah Kita Bersama Foundation. Lies holds a master's in anthropology from the University of Amsterdam. She lives in Bogor.
Assoc. Prof Linda Rae Bennett is a medical anthropologist based at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Her key areas of expertise are: sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender-based violence (GBV), and health equity and inclusion.
Luqman is a PhD candidate at the Asia Institute, the University of Melbourne. His doctoral research focuses on Islamism and the state in Indonesia. In Indonesia, Luqman is a lecturer at the Department of International Relations, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta.
Lury is a PhD candidate in Behavioural Economics at the University of Nottingham. His research focuses on lie theory. He leads the Indonesia Behavioural Economics Forum (IBEF), a multidisciplinary team advocating behavioural economics for a better life.
Dr Mada Sukmajati is a lecturer at the Department of Politics and Government, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta. His research interests include political parties, elections and the legislature. He can be reached at: email@example.com.
Mahalli is communications officer and a researcher with the Australia-Indonesia Disability Research and Advocacy Network (AIDRAN). He is also a researcher at Center for Disability Studies and Services Brawijaya University (PSLD UB).
Maidina Rahmawati is a researcher at the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) and a certified advocate/litigator and mediator. She has more than five years of experience working on criminal justice reform in Indonesia. Her primary research focus is on gender equality in criminal justice reform and she has written widely on the criminal justice system, the Law on Sexual Violence, and drug policy reform.
Matthew Busch is a PhD candidate at Melbourne Law School, where his research focuses on the Indonesian state and political economy of economic management. He is also a non-resident fellow at the Lowy Institute.
Michael HB Raditya is a PhD student at the Asia Institute, the University of Melbourne. His research areas include dangdut, popular music, ethnomusicology, performing arts, and anthropology of art. He is the author of "Babat Alas dangdut Anyar" (2020) and "Dangdutan: Kumpulan Tulisan Dangdut dan Praktiknya di Masyarakat" (2022). He is also a founder of www.dangdutstudies.com.
Moh Zaki Arrobi is a PhD researcher working for the ‘Sacralizing Security: Religion, Violence, and Authority’ (SACRASEC) project at the Department of Cultural Anthropology, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He is also a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.
Dr Monika Winarnita is Lecturer in Indonesian Studies at Deakin University. She is also an Associate at the Centre for Asia Pacific Initiatives, University of Victoria, Canada, where she completed her postdoctoral fellowship.
Ammar is a PhD student researching gender politics in post-reformasi Indonesia at the University of Queensland. He also now serves as the head of the socio-cultural protection commission of the Overseas Indonesian Students’ Association Alliance (PPI Dunia).
Muhammad Waffaa Kharisma is a researcher at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Jakarta, where he has worked on issues including foreign policy, the security dynamics of the Indo-Pacific, Indonesia’s maritime security, the geopolitics and foreign policy drivers around the Korean peninsula, and the humanitarian situation in Myanmar. He holds a Master of Science from University of Bristol, United Kingdom.
Dr Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat is a research professor at Korea Institute for ASEAN Studies, assistant professor at Department of International Relations, Universitas Islam Indonesia, and project associate of the Digital International Relations project at IDEAS, the foreign policy think tank of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Muninggar Sri Saraswati is a lecturer in the communications department of Swiss German University in Tangerang, Indonesia, and a freelance journalist. She holds a PhD in Asian Studies from Murdoch University. Her thesis, "The Political Campaign Industry and the Emergence of Social Media in Post-Authoritarian Indonesian Electoral Politics” examined the use of social media in the 2012 Jakarta Gubernatorial Election, the 2013 Makassar Mayoral Election and the 2014 Presidential Election.
Nabhan Aiqani is a researcher at the Setara Institute for Democracy and Peace. His research interests include business and human rights, environment and climate change, green economy, sustainable infrastructure and development, and community empowerment.
Nadirsyah Hosen is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Law at Monash University and the chair of the advisory board for the Australia-New Zealand branch of Nahdlatul Ulama. He is an associate of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society at the Melbourne Law School.
Naila Rizqi Zakiah is a public defender at LBH Masyarakat. LBH Masyarakat is a non-profit organisation that provide free legal aid for marginalised groups such as LGBTIQ, people living with HIV, drug users, sex workers and people facing the death penalty or execution in Indonesia.
Nathanael Gratias Sumaktoyo is a PhD candidate in political science at the University of Notre Dame, USA. He previously studied computer science, social psychology, and statistics, and is interested in voting behavior, political psychology, religion and politics, experimental methods, and causal inference.
Novi Kurnia is a lecturer and the head of the postgraduate program at the Department of Communication Science at Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada. Novi completed her PhD at Flinders University, South Australia, in 2014. Her thesis was about women film directors and their films in post-New Order Indonesia.
Nurkholis Hidayat is an Indonesian human rights lawyer and previously served as a director of the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (LBH Jakarta), and national advisor for legal aid and criminal justice for the Australia Indonesia Partnership for Justice (AIPJ). He holds a master of laws from the University of Melbourne.
Ayu Swandewi is a lecturer and researcher at Udayana University, Bali, and senior project manager at the Bali Tobacco Control Initiative (BTCI).
Ayu graduated with a Master of Public Health from the University of Melbourne in 2008.
Rachael Diprose is a lecturer in development studies at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne. She also convenes the School's Conflict, Development and Justice Research Cluster.
Rachma Indah Nurbani is a senior researcher at the SMERU Research Institute, with research interests in food security, nutrition, child well-being, gender equality, shock and crisis, and government budgets.
Radityo Dharmaputra is a lecturer at the Department of International Relations, Universitas Airlangga. He is currently a PhD candidate and Junior Research Fellow in Political Science at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia.
Randy Wirasta Nandyatama is a lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Gadjah Mada University (UGM). From 2013 to early 2015 he was director of the ASEAN Studies Centre at UGM. He is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Social and Political Sciences in the Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne. His research focuses on the role of Indonesian civil society organisations in the institutionalisation of human rights in ASEAN.
Ravando Lie is a PhD candidate in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. His thesis examines a Chinese-Indonesian newspaper called Sin Po (1910-1965) as a lens to explore the political movements and transnational connections of Chinese-Indonesian society in the Dutch East Indies.
Raynov Tumorang Pamintori is a research fellow at Reprieve. Reprieve is a London-based international legal charity that provides free legal support to some of the world’s most vulnerable people, including those who are facing the death penalty and execution.
Ricky Gunawan is a human rights lawyer and Director of LBH Masyarakat (Community Legal Aid Institute). LBH Masyarakat is a frontline human rights organisation that provide free legal services for people facing the death penalty or execution.
Rifqi Assegaf is a PhD candidate in the Melbourne Law School. He has previously served as assistant to the head of the Presidential Working Unit on the Supervision and Oversight of Development (UKP4), as head of research in the Judicial Mafia Task Force, and as director of the Indonesian Institute for an Independent Judiciary (LeIP).
Rizky Argama is research director of the Indonesian Centre for Law and Policy Studies (PSHK) and a lecturer at the Indonesia Jentera School of Law (STH Indonesia Jentera). He holds a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne.
Dr Robertus Robet (@Republik_Baru) is the head of sociology at the State University of Jakarta (UNJ) and a visiting scholar at the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society (CILIS) at the University of Melbourne.
Ruth Nikijuluw is a PhD Candidate at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. Her research focuses mainly on local public finance, regional economics and female participation in local politics.
Sana Jaffrey is a PhD candidate at the University of Chicago’s Department of Political Science and a visiting fellow at the Center for Study of Religion and Democracy (PUSAD Paramadina). She previously led the design and implementation of the National Violence Monitoring System (NVMS) database at the World Bank during 2008-2013.
Sandeep Nanwani is an activist, anthropologist and physician who works at the United Nations Population Fund in Jakarta, most recently on a project that supported the development of clinics designed for young peoples’ sexual/reproductive health needs. He is chief medical officer and a long term volunteer for Yayasan Kebaya, a shelter for disadvantaged transgender women in the city of Yogyakarta. He holds a Masters of Medical Science in Global Health Delivery from Harvard University.
Dewi is a sexual and reproductive health (SRH) practitioner with more than 12 years of experience in programs focusing on youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health education and services in Indonesia. She holds an MA in Health Promotion, Education and International Development from the University College London. She is a PhD candidate at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, the University of Melbourne, and is researching the opportunities and challenges of the school-based HPV immunisation program for primary school girls in Indonesia.
Sharyn Davies is Director of the Herb Feith Indonesia Engagement Centre and Associate Professor in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University. She received her PhD from the University of Western Australia (Anthropology and Asian Studies) and prior to her appointment at Monash was at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in New Zealand.
Professor Simon Butt is a senior associate of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society. He is also an ARC Future Fellow and associate director for the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at The University of Sydney.
Siswo Mulyartono is a researcher at PUSAD Paramadina. He has co-authored "Policing Religious Conflicts in Indonesia" and wrote his BA thesis on the anti-Ahmadiyya mobilisation in Cikeusik, Banten, at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University in Jakarta.
Slamet Thohari is a lecturer and researcher with the Center for Disability Services and Studies at Brawijaya University in Malang, and the Indonesian chair of the Australian-Indonesian Disability Research and Advocacy Network (AIDRAN).
Sofie Arjon Schütte is a senior advisor at the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway. She previously served as an adviser for the Partnership for Governance Reform (Kemitraan) and an integrated expert at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
Solahudin is a researcher on jihadi movements in Indonesia. He is the author of The Roots of Terrorism in Indonesia (translated by Dave McRae), published by NewSouth Books in association with the Lowy Institute for International Policy, with international editions by NUS Press and Cornell University Press.
Dr Stewart Fenwick is the author of ‘Blasphemy, Islam and the State: Pluralism and Liberalism in Indonesia’, published by Routledge in 2017. He is an honorary professor at Australian Catholic University and Senior Associate at the Centre for Indonesian Law Islam and Society at Melbourne Law School.
Syera Anggreini Buntara is a researcher at the Setara Institute for Democracy and Peace. She holds a Master of Science in Asian Studies with a certificate in the Comparative Study of Religions in Plural Societies from the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her research interests include interfaith relations, freedom of religion/belief, nationalism and multiculturalism, peace and conflict.
Tata Mustasya is Greenpeace Indonesia’s regional climate and energy campaign head and a board member of Trend Asia. He has strong interest on the issue of sustainable development, public policy and political economy. Tata holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Development Studies from the University of Indonesia and a master’s degree in Management of Development from University of Turin, Italy.
Tessa Toumbourou works on environmental governance issues in Indonesia and is an academic tutor at the University of Melbourne. She holds a Master of Environment (Governance, Policy and Communication stream) from the University.
Tiara Marthias is a Senior Technical Adviser at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne. She completed her medical training at Universitas Gadjah Mada and her doctorate degree in public health at the University of Melbourne. Her works focus on health system research, particularly in exploring and addressing geographical and socioeconomic inequity in maternal and child health services.
Tommy Firmanda is a counsellor of students with disabilities at the Center for Disability Studies and Services Brawijaya University (PSLD UB) and a researcher at the Australia-Indonesia Disability Research and Advocacy Network (AIDRAN). His areas of interest include development of educational practices and multimedia accessibility; students' adoption of technology, including assessment and implementation of inclusive education for the visually impaired.
Unaesah Rahmah is a Research Analyst with the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, a specialist unit with the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Usman Hamid is executive director of Amnesty International Indonesia. He holds a master's in philosophy from Australian National University. He has previously served as coordinator of the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) and in 2012 co-founded Public Virtue and the Indonesian Branch of Change.org. Currently he teaches at Indonesia Jentera School of Law (STH Indonesia Jentera).
Wahyudi Akmaliah is a PhD candidate at the Department of Malay Studies, National University of Singapore, and a researcher at the Research Center for Society and Culture – Indonesian National Research and Innovation Agency (PMB-BRIN).
Wasisto Raharjo Jati is a a researcher at the Research Centre for Politics at the Indonesian National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN). He is a member of a research team at BRIN focused on the capital city relocation.
Yati Andriyani is a human rights lawyer with the Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) and a council member of the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD).
Yogi Bratajaya earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from Padjadjaran University, specialising in public international law. He was a former intern at the International Commission of Jurists, and is interested in international human rights and the environment.
Yuji Mizuno is a researcher on Indonesian politics at the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO) Area Studies Center, Japan. He obtained his MA at Kyoto University Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (ASAFAS) in 2020.
Zainal Abidin Bagir is a lecturer in the master's program on religious and cross-cultural studies at Gadjah Mada University (UGM), director of the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies, and a senior research fellow at the Paramadina Centre for the Study of Religion and Democracy (PUSAD Paramadina).