Tobias Basuki is a researcher with the department of Politics and International Relations at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta. Prior to joining CSIS, he was director of studies at Leimena Institute and was full time lecturer at Pelita Harapan University , 2007-2009.
Basuki earned his Masters degree in Political Science from Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, USA in 2007 and his Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Goshen College, Indiana. In completion of his Masters degree he wrote two starred papers: “Chinese Indonesian’s Quest for Identity (Comparative Politics)” and “Facing the ‘Rising Dragon’: Secondary States’ Response to China’s Rising Power (International Relations)”.
Besides research and writing at CSIS, he is teaching International Relations and Political Science courses part-time at Pelita Harapan University (UPH).
Munich Young Leader 2014, Australia-Indonesia Leaders Program (Australia-Indonesia Centre) 2016