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Laila Kholid Alfirdaus

Ketua Prodi Magister Ilmu Politik, Departemen Politik dan Pemerintahan, FISIP, Universitas Diponegoro

LAILA Kholid Alfirdaus, an Associate Professor at Universitas Diponegoro, is the 2020 Author of the Year in #TCIDAuthorAwards2020: the environment issue category.

The way she writes, according to the Environment Editor, Fidealis Satriastanti, "Luwes dalam bahasa, namun tajam dalam analisis... Ia kerap menghadirkan cara pandang kritis dan relevan soal aktivisme pemuda dan perempuan, hingga kerusakan lingkungan hidup dari sudut pandang politik.”

BESIDES doing academic research, in practical fields, Laila provides consultancy as a policy and governance expert for local and national governments, national and international NGOs, as well international development agencies. She has been involved in program evaluations funded/implemented by international organizations such as Oxfam GB, Mercy Corps, Plan International Indonesia, World Vision Indonesia/Wahana Visi Indonesia, the Global Fund, and UNDEF.

In 2013-2016, for example, under the management of Transtec (a Belgian development consulting company, recently merged with Cowater International), she acted as a national expert for the United Nation Democracy Fund's (UNDEF) post project evaluations in Indonesia.

SHE earned her PhD at the International Ph.D Program in Inter-Religious Studies, the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), the Graduate School, Universitas Gadjah Mada. Her doctoral research, “Social Solidarity Between Minangkabau and Chinese Ethnic Groups in Post-2009 Earthquake in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia: Transforming Disaster Policy and Governance Framework" was completed in 2016.

In 2017, Laila was awarded "Dosen Berprestasi I Kategori Sosial Humaniora, Universitas Diponegoro".

Experience

  • 2021–present
    Associate professor, Department of Politics and Government
  • 2019–present
    Program director, Program Studi Magister Ilmu Politik, Universitas Diponegoro
  • 2005–2021
    Lecturer, Department of Politics and Government
  • 2018–2020
    Ketua, Dewan Riset Daerah Kabupaten Rembang, Jawa Tengah
  • 2017–2020
    Editor-in-chief, POLITIKA - Jurnal Ilmu Politik, Universitas Diponegoro

Education

  • 2017 
    International Ph.D Program in Inter-Religious Studies, the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), the Graduate School, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2012 
    ConstitutionNet and International IDEA’s Constitution-Building Programme, Non-degree course in Constitution
  • 2008 
    Crawford School of Public Policy, the Australian National University, Master of Public Policy
  • 2004 
    Jurusan Ilmu Pemerintahan, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Sarjana Ilmu Politik

Publications

  • 2021
    Partisipasi Politik dan Pemilih Muda: Konteks Pilgub Jateng 2018 dan Pilkada 2019 di Kabupaten Temanggung (co-author), POLITIKA: Jurnal Ilmu Politik (Indexed in SINTA 2)
  • 2020
    Identity Politics within Tribe in Village Government's Head Election: A case study in Wederok Village, Malaka Regency, East Nusa Tenggara (co-author), COSMOGOV: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan, FISIP Universitas Padjadjaran (Indexed in SINTA 2)
  • 2020
    The politics of local government environmental evaluations: Assessing bureaucracy in post-Reformasi Indonesia (co-author), The Pacific Journalism Review: Te Koakoa. Jurnal peer-reviewed diterbitkan Auckland University of Technology (indexed in Scopus, Q2)
  • 2019
    Mining Sector Under New Law of Decentralization: A Lesson from Some Districts in Central Java Province, Politik Indonesia: Indonesian Political Science Review, Universitas Negeri Semarang (Indexed in SINTA 2)
  • 2019
    Needed but Neglected: Women Activists as Vote Getters in Elections at the Local Level (co-author), Jurnal Politik, Jurnal FISIP, Universitas Indonesia (Indexed in SINTA 2)
  • 2019
    Women’s Empowerment in Village Governance Transformation in Indonesia: Between Hope and Criticism (co-author), International Journal of Rural Management, SAGE (Scopus indexed, Q3)
  • 2018
    Menajamkan Perspektif Gender, Memberdayakan Perempuan, EGALITA: Jurnal Kesetaraan dan Keadilan Gender, UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang
  • 2018
    Botoh dan Pembiayaan Pilkada Alternatif (co-author, book chapter), Sukmajati, M., & Perdana, A. (Eds.). Pembiayaan Pemilu di Indonesia. Diterbitkan oleh Badan Pengawas Pemilihan Umum Republik Indonesia
  • 2017
    When ‘home’ is not home , Inside Indonesia 129: July - September
  • 2017
    Planting the Culture of Democracy: Kaliurang, Yogyakarta and Padang, West Sumatra Post-2010 Merapi Volcano Eruption and 2009 Sumatran Earthquake (book chapter), Chachavalpongpun, P. (Ed). The Blooming Years: Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia. Diterbitkan Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University
  • 2017
    Disengaged Citizens: Involuntarily Returned and Relocated Transmigrants in Southern Kebumen, PCD Journal, Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • 2016
    Democracy From Below: Cultural Practices and Grassroots Initiatives in Indonesia, The Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO)
  • 2016
    The Position of Minang-Chinese Relationship in he History of Inter-ethnic Groups Relations in Padang, West Sumatra, HUMANIORA, Jurnal Fakultas Ilmu Budaya, UGM (Indexed in SINTA 2)
  • 2015
    Transformasi Konflik, Kearifan Lokal dan Peran Pemuda, Habibi, Z. (Ed.). Membumikan Transformasi Konflik. Diterbitkan dengan dukungan Berghof Foundation oleh Penerbit Komunikasi Universitas Islam Indonesia
  • 2015
    Religion and anti-Chinese violence in Indonesian democratic transition, 1997-2004, Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik, Jurnal FISIP Universitas Airlangga (Indexed in SINTA 2)
  • 2014
    Disaster and Discrimination: The Ethnic Chinese Minority in Padang in the Aftermath of the September 2009 Earthquake, Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, ISEAS (Scopus Indexed, Q2)
  • 2014
    Politik Relasi Etnik: Matrilinealitas dan Etnik Minoritas Cina di Padang, Sumatra Barat, KOMUNITAS: International Journal of Indonesian Society & Culture, Universitas Negeri Semarang (Indexed in SINTA 2)
  • 2014
    To Be Self Advocates: What Southeast Asian Countries Can Learn from Indonesia (book chapter), Fitriani, E., Seda, F. S., & Maryam, Y. (Eds.). Governance of Extractive Industries: Assessing National Experiences to Inform Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia. Universitas Indonesia Press.
  • 2013
    Islam and Local Politics: In the Quest of Kyai, Politics, and Development in Kebumen, 2008-2010, Al-Jamiah: Journal of Islamic Studies (indexed in Scopus, Q1)
  • 2012
    Diskriminasi Terhadap Etnis Cina dalam Penanganan Pasca Gempa 30 September 2009 di Kota Padang (book chapter), Indiyanto, A., & Kuswanjono, A. (Eds.). Konstruksi Masyarakat Tangguh Bencana: Kajian Integratif Ilmu, Agama, dan Budaya (Seri Agama dan Bencana Buku III). Penerbit Mizan
  • 2009
    Menganalisis Kompatibilitas Pengukuran Kemiskinan Dengan Perspektif Gender, Jurnal Analisis Sosial, AKATIGA
  • 2008
    Bukan Untuk Angka, Apalagi Pemberdayaan: Kebijakan Setengah Hati Kuota Perempuan, Jurnal Konstitusi, diterbitkan oleh Mahkamah Konstitusi Republik Indonesia
  • 2007
    Mempertahankan modal sosial pada masyarakat pasca-gempa: kasus Jogjakarta, Infourdi Volume 23, Juni-Desember 2007 (ISSN 1410-3753). Diterbitkan oleh Urban and Regional Development Institute (URDI).

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    The Latin America/Africa/Asia/Scholarly Collaborative Program
    Role:
    Principal Researcher
    Funding Source:
    Tri-continental South-South Cooperation Program Consortium (CODESRIA, CLACSO, IDEAs)
  • 2011
    Beasiswa BPPS
    Role:
    PhD Student
    Funding Source:
    DIKTI
  • 2005
    Australian Partnership Scholarships
    Role:
    Master Student
    Funding Source:
    Australian Agency for International Development