Kathryn Robinson
(Australian National University)

Kathryn (Kathy) Robinson is an Emeritus Professor of Anthropology in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. Her primary research focus has centered on Indonesia, where she has delved into various social issues, including gender relations, the transition of youth into adulthood, marriage migration, mining, and everyday Islam. She has been diligently observing the evolution of these topics in Indonesia since the 1970s, employing anthropological, historical, and comparative frameworks. Some of her notable publications include “Stepchildren of Progress: The Political Economy of Development in an Indonesian Mining Town” (1986), “Gender, Islam, and Democracy in Indonesia” (2009), and edited volumes like “Land and Development in Indonesia” (co-edited with John McCarthy) in 2016. Kathy Robinson also holds the distinction of being the founding editor of The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. She received her PhD degree from the Australian National University.


Diahhadi Setyonaluri
(Universitas Indonesia)

Diahhadi Setyonaluri (Ruri) is a distinguished faculty member at the Faculty of Economics and Business and serves as the head of The Gender in Economics and Social Inclusion (GENESIS) research group at the Institute for Economic and Social Research – Faculty of Economics and Business (LPEM FEB-UI), University of Indonesia. Her research is dedicated to conducting thorough investigations into gender-related issues within the realm of economics and social inclusion. Employing an interdisciplinary approach, she delves into the intricate facets of gender inequality and its intersectionality. Ruri’s research portfolio covers a wide array of topics, encompassing the analysis of factors driving gender disparities in the labour market, the examination of the impact of social norms, the critical examination of violence against women, and the active advocacy for the perspectives and rights of marginalized groups. These marginalized groups include but are not limited to individuals with disabilities, the elderly, and various minority populations, across a spectrum of development dimensions. Ruri received her PhD degree from the Australian National University.

Yuri Mansury
(Illinois Institute of Technology)

Yuri Mansury is an associate professor at the IIT Department of Social Science. He is trained as a regional scientist and currently teaches urban planning analysis. His current areas of research are the economics of gender wage gaps, technology and innovation, computational modeling of urban systems, spatial networks, disaster impact analysis, and unbalanced regional development. He has authored and co-authored peer-reviewed articles published in a variety of social science journals including Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and Regional Science Policy and Practice. Mansury held postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and received his Ph.D. from Cornell University.

Moekti H. Soejachmoen

Moekti (Kuki) Handajani Soejachmoen is co-founder and the Executive Director at Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID). She has been working in climate change since early 1990s. Her first area in this issue was the scientific and modelling, especially in relation with energy-based sector. She then continued to work on climate policy analysis as well as international climate negotiation up to present. During her time with Pelangi Indonesia, she was actively involved in the Climate Action Network (CAN) not only in Indonesia but also in CAN Southeast Asia and CAN International. She was one of the CAN International Board as well as CAN Southeast Asia. Her involvement in international climate negotiation started in the year 2000 during the meeting in Lyonn leading to COP-6 in the Hague. After finishing her tenure as the Executive Director of Pelangi Indonesia in 2010, she joined the Office of Indonesia’s President’s Special Envoy (PSE) for Climate Change for 2 terms (2010-2014 and 2015-2019), where she assisted the PSE in international climate negotiation, including during the preparation of the Paris Agreement. After COP21 in Paris, she was assigned to the Indonesian negotiating team on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement up to present. She has been involved in a number of studies and policy analysis related to climate change, energy, transportation and air quality.

Jatna Supriatna
(Universitas Indonesia)

Jatna Supriatna is a distinguished Professor of Conservation Biology at the Faculty of Mathematics and Science and serves as the Chairman of the Institute for Sustainability of Earth and Resources at Universitas Indonesia. With a wealth of experience in both national and international roles, he has made significant contributions to the field of conservation and biodiversity. Professor Supriatna has played pivotal roles in numerous esteemed organizations, including his membership in the Indonesian National Research Council, participation in the Steering Committee on Biodiversity Action Plan at the Ministry of Planning/BAPPENAS, and his tenure as the country director for Conservation International in Indonesia. His extensive and enduring research efforts have resulted in the discovery of several new primate species in Indonesia, such as Tarsius tumpara (unearthed in Siau Island) and Macaca togianus (found in Togean Island), along with the identification of hybrid animals in Sulawesi. As an accomplished scholar, Dr. Supriatna boasts an impressive publication record, including over 15 books and more than 100 articles in prestigious international journals, predominantly focusing on Indonesia’s rich biodiversity and environmental issues. His academic excellence has earned him numerous accolades, including the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the Golden Ark from His Royal Highness Prince Berhard, the Habibie Award in Natural Science, and the Terry MacManus Award from Conservation International.