Benjamin Hegarty is an anthropologist and the author of The Made-Up State: A Trans History of Technology in Indonesia (Cornell University Press, forthcoming 2022). Currently, he is a McKenzie Fellow in Anthropology at the University of Melbourne and a Research Fellow at the Center of Excellence on Health Policy and Social Innovation - AIDS Research Center, Atma Jaya Catholic University. His research interests lie at the intersection of medical anthropology, gender, sexuality and Indonesian studies.
Research fellow, Center of Excellence on Health Policy and Social Innovation - AIDS Research Center, Atma Jaya Catholic University
McKenzie Fellow, The University of Melbourne
Australian National University, PhD, Anthropology
Governing Nonconformity: Gender Presentation, Public Space, and the City in New Order Indonesia, Journal of Asian Studies
One Transgender Community's Experience of the COVID-19 Pandemic A Report from Indonesia, Transgender Studies Quarterly
Chasing targets in a pandemic: The impact of COVID-19 on HIV outreach workers for MSM (men who have sex with men) in Jakarta, Indonesia, Global Public Health
Understanding the challenges faced in community-based outreach programs aimed at men who have sex with men in urban Indonesia, Sexual Health