Lecturer at Department of Government Studies, Lampung University. He obtained PhD in Political Geography from University of Leeds, United Kingdom. He also works voluntary at two research centers, Amcolabora and Ganesport Institute as well as researcher at the SDGs Center Lampung University. He is a freelance writer for several media such as East Asia Forum, the Jakarta Globe, Media Indonesia, Lampung Post. His research focuses on the intersection study between politics and geography and is grouped into various topics of research, transmigration, ethnic politics, south east asia politics, natural resources and disaster governance in Indonesia.