Ella S. Prihatini has recently submitted her PhD thesis which investigates women's parliamentary representation in Indonesia. She holds a BA in International Relations (University of Gadjah Mada/UGM, Yogyakarta) and Master of Development Practice (University of Queensland/UQ, Brisbane).
Her research interests focus on women's political participation, gender studies of Asia, young voters, and electoral politics in Indonesia. Ella is affiliated with the University of Western Australia (UWA) Public Policy Institute (PPI) and Centre for the Muslim States and Societies (CMSS).
Her study at UWA is fully supported by the Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship program (2015-2019). Most recent published works are titled "Women's representation in Asian parliaments: a QCA approach" in Contemporary Politics, "Women Who Win in Indonesia: The impact of age, experience, and list position" in Women's Studies International Forum, and "Islam, Parties, and Women's Political Nomination in Indonesia" in Politics and Gender.