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Ella S. Prihatini

Lecturer of International Relations, Faculty of Humanities, Binus University

Ella S. Prihatini teaches International Relations at Bina Nusantara (Binus) University, Jakarta, Indonesia. She graduated from the University of Western Australia (UWA) with her PhD thesis which investigates women's parliamentary representation in Indonesia. She holds a BA in International Relations (University of Gadjah Mada/UGM, Yogyakarta) and Master of Development Practice (University of Queensland/UQ, Brisbane).

Her research interests focus on women's political participation, gender studies of Asia, young voters, and electoral politics in Indonesia.

She also serves as an honorary research fellow at the University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth.


  • 2020–present
    Lecturer, Bina Nusantara (Binus) University
  • 2015–2019
    PhD, The University of Western Australia


  • 2019 
    University of Western Australia, Ph.D.
  • 2010 
    University of Queensland, Master of Development Practice (Adv)


  • 2020
    Women's Studies International Forum, Women and social media during legislative elections in Indonesia
  • 2020
    Politics & Gender, Islam, Parties, and Women's Political Nomination in Indonesia
  • 2019
    Ex Aequo, Gender quotas in Indonesia: Re-examining the role of international NGOs
  • 2019
    Women's Studies International Forum, Women's views and experiences of accessing National Parliament: Evidence from Indonesia
  • 2019
    Parliamentary Affairs, Explaining Gender Gaps in Indonesian Legislative Committees
  • 2019
    Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, Political Parties and Participation: Indonesia
  • 2019
    Women's Studies International Forum, Women Who Win in Indonesia: The Impact of Age, Experience, and List Position
  • 2018
    Women's Studies International Forum, Indonesian young voters: Political knowledge and electing women into parliament
  • 2018
    Asian Social Science, On The Same Page? Support for Gender Quotas among Indonesian Lawmakers
  • 2018
    Contemporary Politics, Women’s representation in Asian parliaments: a QCA approach

Professional Memberships

  • Asosiasi Ilmu Hubungan Internasional Indonesia (AIHII)