Dr Priyambudi Sulistiyanto

Senior Lecturer, Flinders University

Dr Priyambudi Sulistiyanto is Senior Lecturer at Indonesian Studies, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and Academic Director of Jembatan Initiative, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. He is a political scientist with teaching interests in the areas of Indonesian politics and comparative politics of Southeast Asia. His current research looks at the politics of reconciliation in Post-Soeharto Indonesia and also at the political economy of Indonesia-Australia relations. His publications include Thailand, Indonesia and Burma in Comparative Perspective (Aldershot, UK and Burlington, USA: Ashgate, 2002), with Maribeth Erb and Carole Faucher, Regionalism in Post-Suharto Indonesia (London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2005), and with Maribeth Erb, Deepening Democracy in Indonesia: Direct Elections for Local Leaders (Pilkada) (Singapore: ISEAS, 2009). His articles also appeared in Religions, Pacific Affairs, Australian Journal of Political Science, Third World Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Sojourn, Indonesia, Kasarinlan, Inside Indonesia and Dignitas.

Dr Sulistiyanto loves travelling in the region and actively follows culinary trends and jazz music in Australia and Southeast Asia.


  • –present
    Senior lecturer, Flinders University
  • 2000–2006
    Fellow and Assistant Professor, Southeast Asian Studies, National University of Singapore

Professional Memberships

  • APSA
  • ASAA