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Theresia Octastefani

Assistant Professor in Politics and Government, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Theresia Octastefani is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Politics and Government, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. In addition, she is also a Researcher at the Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies (CESASS) and Youth Studies Center (YouSure), both are at the same university. She holds a double master's degree from the Graduate School of Public Administration, Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia and the Faculty of Political Science and Law, Burapha University, Thailand. Her research interests include business and politics, public policy, network governance, Southeast Asian studies, border and boundaries studies.


  • 2019–present
    Researcher, Youth Studies Centre (YouSure) FISIPOL UGM
  • 2016–present
    Researcher, Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies (CESASS) UGM
  • 2014–present
    Lecturer, Department of Politics and Government FISIPOL UGM


  • 2014 
    Burapha University, Master of Political Science
  • 2014 
    Universitas Brawijaya, Master of Public Administration
  • 2012 
    Universitas Brawijaya, Bachelor of Public Administration

Professional Memberships

  • Public Administration Association of Thailand
  • Indonesian Management Scientist Association