Professor Dewi Fortuna Anwar


Professor Dewi Fortuna Anwar

 

Research Professor at the Center for Political Studies-Indonesian Institute of Sciences (P2P-LIPI), and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Habibie Center (THC) based in Jakarta.

 

Dewi Fortuna Anwar straddles the world of academia, political activism and government. She is a Research Professor at the Center for Political Studies-Indonesian Institute of Sciences (P2P-LIPI), and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Habibie Center (THC) based in Jakarta.

Dewi was the Kippenberger Visiting Chair at the Centre for Strategic Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand from 1 October to 30 November, 2018 and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2018.

From 2010 to 2017 Dewi served as Deputy Secretary to the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia (For Political Affairs, October 2010-May 2015; For Government Policy Support, May 2010-February 2017).

Dewi was Deputy Chairman for Social Sciences and Humanities-LIPI from 2001 to 2010, and Chairman of the Institute for Democracy and Human Rights-THC from 2010 to 2018.

She has written widely on Indonesia’s foreign policy, Indonesia’s democratization as well as on ASEAN. She obtained her PhD from Monash University while her M.A. and B.A. (Hons) were from SOAS, University of London.