Office: Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), ITAMS, University of Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia

Degree Program: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

PhD Thesis Title: Indonesia: A Long Road for Middle Power to Become a Global Maritime Nexus

Professor Stuart Kaye, Director and Professor at ANCORS
Dr. Chris Rahman, Principal Research Fellow at ANCORS


I received a competitive scholarship from Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP RI) in 2013 to study my Master of International Relations at Coral Bell School-The Australian National University (Australia) in 2014-2015. In 2016, I was working for a consulting firm in Jakarta that also registered as a member of Jakarta Foreign Correspondents Club.

I received a continuation scholarship from LPDP RI in 2016 to do my Doctor of Philosophy degree in Maritime Strategy and Security at Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS)-The Wollongong University (Australia) started in 2017. I did my undergraduate in International Relations field at Universitas Nasional (Indonesia) in 2008-2012. I also received a scholarship from the Fund for American Studies to study Asia Institute for Political Economy (AIPE) at the Hong Kong University (Hong Kong) in 2012 and I did my undergraduate internship at the Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Bureau at the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia (BKSAP DPR-RI) at the same year.

Research interests

  • International Relations
  • Indo-Pacific Maritime Strategy and Security
  • Law of the Sea
  • Archipelagic State
  • Indonesian Diplomacy
  • Geopolitics
  • US-China Relations


Indonesia and the Sea. Strategic Review July-September 2017.

Last reviewed: 9 August, 2018