Dicky Pelupessy is a lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia. Currently, he is coordinator of Master of Applied Psychology program with concentration in Social Intervention. He received his PhD degree in Psychology (Community Psychology) from Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. He completed his PhD thesis on sense of community, connection to place, and the role of culture by using a constructivist grounded theory approach. He teaches community psychology for undergraduate and graduate students and is enthusiastic about social ecological analysis, social intervention and action research.
He builds an alliance with Monica Eviandaru Madyaningrum (Sanata Dharma University) and Jony Eko Yulianto (Ciputra University) in an effort to drive psychology in Indonesia to becoming more critical and contextual using the community psychology perspective.