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Senior Research Fellow, Bielefeld University

Wayne is a Southeast Asianist and a migration scholar with extensive experience providing paralegal assistance to migrant workers claiming labour and employment rights. He uses social-legal approaches to examine legal and policy frameworks that govern labour and migration.


  • 2021–present
    Senior Research Fellow, Bielefeld University
  • 2019–2021
    Research fellow, Monash University
  • 2016–2019
    Associate professor, Bina Nusantara University


  • 2014 
    University of Sydney, PhD/Southeast Asian Studies

Grants and Contracts

  • 2022
    Employment Relations in Indonesia’s Commercial Fishing Industry
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council