Assistant Lecturer in Social and Personality Psychology, Universitas Airlangga

Rizqy Amelia Zein is an early career scientist, working for Faculty of Psychology, Airlangga University. Her research interests are community mental health, sociological aspects of mental health, the nexus between mental health and political participation and political activism in social media. Amel, as most people call her, is a keen writer, quantitative research methods & statistics enthusiast, and a self-taught R user. She mostly uses survey (cross-sectional & time series) and randomized-controlled experiment as her approaches in conducting research.


  • 2011–present
    Assistant lecturer, Universitas Airlangga


  • 2013 
    University of Edinburgh, Social Research (M.Sc.)
  • 2011 
    Universitas Airlangga, Psikologi (S1)

Professional Memberships

  • International Society of Political Psychology
  • Indonesian Psychological Union (Himpunan Psikologi Indonesia)
  • Indonesian Association of Social Psychology (Ikatan Psikologi Sosial)
  • Asian Association of Social Psychology (AASP)