AIFIS Fellowship Program

AIFIS 2016 fellows:


Mr. Zachary R. Anderson (PhD Candidate, University of Toronto, Department of Geography and Planning)
“Pragmatism and Politics: Translating the Green Economy in an Indonesian Frontier.”

Ms. Katherine L. Bruhn (PhD Student, University of California – Berkeley, Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies)
“From Sanggar to Ekomoni Kreatif:  West Sumatra in Indonesia’s Art World”

Mr. Walker H. DePuy (PhD student, University of Georgia, Department of Anthropology)
“Towards a Political Ecology of Social Safeguards: Translating “Rights” Across an Indonesian REDD+ Project”

Ms. Florence W. Durney (PhD Candidate, University of Arizona, School of Anthropology)
“Co-management and Fishing Communities: A Study of Marine Protected Areas in Indonesia”

Mr. Micah R. Fishern (PhD Candidate, University of Hawaii – Manoa, Department of Geography)
“Re-Mapping Indigeneity into the Plan: Landscapes and Livelihoods Along Indonesia’s Frontier”

Mr. Jonathan D. McLeod (PhD Candidate, University of Arizona, School of Anthropology)
“Conservation, Climate Change and Coming of Age in West Papua, Indonesia”

Ms. Rachel C. Thompson  (Phd Student, Harvard University, Department of Anthropology)
“Jakarta, Sinking City: The Socio-Ecology of a Flood-Prone Metropolis”

Ms. Emily Wright (Master’s Student, University of Hawaii – Manoa, Department of Geography)
“Opening Doors, Markets, and Waters: Seaweed Production Systems in Transition”


AIFIS Luce Indonesian Fellows 

Huda Shalahudin Darusman (Bogor Agricultural University)
Implementation of behavioral guidelines to assess the quality of life of the senile non-human primate.”

Anita Lie (Widya Mandala Catholic University)
Linguistic and Cultural Identity of Indonesian American Youths of Chinese Descent in the United States.”

Uus Saepuloh (Bogor Agricultural University)
Characterization of Genomes Sequences of New SRV Isolated from Indonesian Wild Macaca fascicularis and Macaca nemetrina.”

Turita Indah Setyani (University of Indonesia)
Old Myth Transformation in Indonesian’s Present Era: Nature Relations and Nusantara (Indonesia) Philosophy.”

AIFIS 2015 fellows:


Kian Goh (Urban Design & Climate Change Adaptation, MIT)
“A Political Ecology of Design: Contested Visions of Urban Climate Change.”

Ronald Lukens-Bull (Anthropology & Religious Studies, U. of No Florida):
“When Pluralism Became a Value for a Muslim Militia: Exploring the History of GP Ansor.”

Adam Miller (Conservation & Community Development, Planet Indonesia International)
“The Impacts of Wildlife Trapping and Trade on Bird Communities in Gunung Palung National Park.”

Deanna Ramsay (Outreach Program Coordinator, University of Chicago)
“Eating, Drinking, and Writing: Finding Food in Indonesia’s Past and Present.”

Thomas Seitz (Political Science, University of Wyoming)
“Valuing Votes: Grassroots Development, Political Culture and Democratization in Indonesia.”

Kelli Swazey (Cross Cultural Studies, Gadjah Mada University)
“Symbolic Visitors: Resistance to Touristic-centered Development and Religious relations on Banda Neira.”

Sarah Tucker (Fisheries and Conservation, Smith College/Udayana University)
“Improving traceability and identification in eastern Indonesian grouper fisheries.”

AIFIS Luce – US Fellows 

Andy Chang (Sociology, UC Berkeley):
“Heroes of Globalization: Migration, Social Mobility, and Cultural Change in Taiwan and Indonesia.”

Colin Cahill (Cultural Anthropology, UC Irvine):
“Purity and Cleanliness on Indonesia’s Civet Farms.”

David Gilbert (Anthropology, Stanford Univ.):
“Identity, place and plants: Sumatra’s forest-farmers.”

Lisa Kelley (Geography, UC Berkeley):
“Patterns of Cacao Expansion in Southeast Sulawesi.”

Jenny Zhang (Education, UC Berkeley):
“The Logics of Reform: Education, Literacy and Development Practices in Indonesia and the United States.”

AIFIS Luce – Indonesian Fellows 

Elisabeth Rukmini Goei (Chemistry Education, Atma Jaya Univ.).
“Peer-tutor: the recruitment, the development of leadership skills, and the targeted future faculty member.”

Ratno Lukito (Comparative Law, Universitas Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta)
“In Between the Two: The Trajectory of State and Religion Continuum in Indonesia and America.”

Azalia Muchransyah (Film, Bina Nusantara University International)
“Using Film as a Social Marketing Strategy to Improve Acceptance of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Among HIVInfected Prisoners in Indonesia.”

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