Yety Rochwulaningsih is a Professor of Sociology and Maritime History, Diponegoro University, where she is Director of Center for Asian Studies (CAS). She is known for being vocal in defending the rights of Indonesian salt farmers. Her works published in some reputable journals are: "Marine policy basis of Indonesia as a maritime state: The importance of integrated economy", published by Marine Policy in 2019; and ‘Traditional knowledge system in palung salt-making in Bali Island’, published by Journal of Ethnic Foods in 2019. In addition to journal publications, she published her works in books and monographs. In addition, since 2016 until now she has been worked on her minor research about the historical formation of ASEAN Economic Community.