Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir is a postdoctoral research visitor at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne. He received his PhD degree from the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne in December 2019. His research interests include the political economy of Indonesia, illiberal democracy, non-state violence, Islamist politics and capitalist development. His PhD thesis entitled ‘The State of Disorder: Non-State Violence in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia’ has won The 2020 Dean’s Prize for Excellence in the PhD Thesis, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne. His latest book chapters entitled ‘Islamic Populism and Indonesia’s Illiberal Democracy’ was published by ISEAS in August 2020. His latest edited book (with Coen Husain Pontoh) entitled ‘Oligarki: Teori dan Kritik’ was published by Marjin Kiri in January 2020.