Ali Maksum, PhD









I am an assistant professor of International Relations at the Department of International Relations, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. Currently, I have been appointed as Program Secretary at the Department of International Relations (Master Program). I am also head of Malindo Nusantara Research Center in collaboration with Malaysian scholars. I was a visiting scholar at the Institute of International Relations (IIR), National Chengchi University, Taiwan (Summer 2018).

My research centre on International Relations in South East Asia with a particular interest in migration, foreign policy, and comparative politics. Beyond South East Asia, I am interested in South Asia and the Islamic World. My articles appeared in various international indexed journals such as Springer Journal, Journal of Social Research and Policy, The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences: Annual Review, Journal of Social Political and Economic Studies, Revista UNISCI, Kajian Malaysia: Journal of Malaysian Studies, Southeast Asia Research, etc.

I am an invited reviewer for the Journal of International Migration and Integration (Springer), TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia (Cambridge University Press), University of Wah Journal of Social Science (Pakistan), PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science, USA), Global Change, Peace & Security (Taylor&Francis).

I received my Ph.D. in International Studies from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2016, MA in International Relations from Universiti Malaysia Sabah in 2011, and BA in Public Administration from Universitas Hang Tuah in 2006. Here is my full CV.