Indonesia and Southeast Asia; gender and politics; female leadership; social policy; politics of public space; identity formation; gender and climate change, Islam and democracy, decentralization.
Dr. Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi, S.IP (Cumlaude), MA (Hons)
Working as researcher in Research Center for Politics, since 2001 I have conducted researches on gender and politics, gender and decentralization, female leadership, politics of social policy, politics of public space, gender and climate change, human rights of women and children, Islam and democracy, in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. I received MA in Asian Studies (First Class Honours) from Australian National University in 2007, with full scholarship from AusAID, and PhD at Graduate School of Asian And African Area Studies Kyoto University in 2012, with full scholarship from Mombukagakusho. My dissertation entitled “The Emergence of Female Politicians in Local Politics in Post-Suharto Indonesia” have been selected to receive the 2014-2015 publication grant from International Program of Collaborative Research of Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University and Kyoto University President’s Special Fund, of which becomes the book entitled Indonesian Women and Local Politics: Islam, Gender and Networks in Post-Suharto Indonesia.
In (2012-2013) I led research on evaluation of direct election mechanism that proposed “asymmetrical” approach to conduct direct elections in Indonesia. In 2015, I develop and led new research project on gender and local politics focusing to comprehend phenomenon of the rising of female leaders in contemporary local politics (2015-2019). My intellectual endeavor has been growth internationally by joining trainings, workshops, conferences, and associations. My articles have appeared in Journals such as Southeast Asian Studies, SOJOURN, Masyarakat Indonesia, as well as, Jurnal Penelitian Politik, Jurnal Perempuan.
2014-2015. Publication Grant from International Program of Collaborative Research of Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University and Kyoto University President’s Special Fund. 2014. The SUMITOMO Foundation Research Grant on Female Leader’s Initiative on Environmental Protection Policy in Indonesia and Japan.
2013. JASSO Follow Up Research Fellowship in Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University. 2010. The best paper presenter from the 1st Sustainable Future for Human Security International Conference Kyoto University.
2008. Social Sciences and Humanity Award for the Best Young Researcher from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences. 2008. Mombukagakusho scholarship awardee for PhD Degree in Kyoto University.
2007. First Class Honours recipient from Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University. 2005. An intern of the Australian National University Internship Program, in office of senator from Australian Labor Party in the Parliament House of Australia.
2005. AusAID scholarship awardee for Master Degree in Australian National University.
2015. Indonesian Women and Local Politics: Islam, Gender and Networks in Post-Suharto Indonesia (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press and Kyoto University Press, 2015) 2014. “Profil, Status dan Kinerja Perempuan Kepala Daerah: Kajian Dampak PemilihanKepala Daerah Langsung,” Jurnal Perempuan 83, vol. 19, no. 4, November 2014: (67-105).
2012. “Female Leadership and Democratization in Local Politics since 2005: Trend, Prospect, and Reflection in Indonesia,” Masyarakat Indonesia, vol. 38, no. 2, December 2012: (329-350) 2012. “Javanese Women and Islam: Identity Formation since the Twentieth Century”, Southeast Asian Studies 1, no. 1 (April).
2008. “Perspectives Versus Practices: Women’s Leadership in Muhammadiyah”, SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia 23, no. 2. 2007. “Refleksi dan Proyeksi Sepuluh Tahun (1999-2009): Affirmative Action dan Keterwakilan Perempuan di Parlemen,” Year Book P2P LIPI.
2007. “Demokratisasi dan Dekonstruksi Ideologi Jender Orde Baru”, Jurnal Penelitian Politik, P2P LIPI 4, no. 1.
Personal Website: http://kurniawatihastutidewi.wordpress.com