Dr. Muhammad Fajar
- In 2020, Fajar earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University, with a dissertation titled "The Path to Preemption: The Politics of Indonesian Student Movements during the Regime Transition, 1998-1999." Following his doctoral studies, he served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Universitas Gadjah Mada and later became a Research Fellow at the Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) at Northwestern University.
- Currently, he holds the position of Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Research at the Catholic University Atma Jaya of Indonesia (IFAR-Atma Jaya).
- Fajar completed his Ph.D. in the Political Science Department at Northwestern University, where he focused his dissertation on "The Politics of Indonesian Student Movements During the 1998-1999 Regime Transition." After obtaining his doctorate, he took on a role as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Universitas Gadjah Mada and later joined the Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) at Northwestern University as a Research Fellow.
- With a comprehensive educational background, Fajar holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Politics from Northwestern, along with Master's degrees from both Northwestern and Erasmus University. He also earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Indonesia.
- Previous employment includes a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Gadjah Mada from 2020-2022. The research interests are primarily in democratization, state formation, social movements, and youth activism.
- Current works in progress and publications cover topics like Indonesian student movements and Islamization in Indonesia. Fajar has also presented at several conferences and written articles for major newspapers on topics related to politics and social issues.
- Grants and scholarships have been received from institutions such as Northwestern University and the Indonesian Scholarship and Research Support Foundation.
- In addition to academic research, they have experience in teaching undergraduate sociology courses and have served as a Comparative Politics Workshop Co-Coordinator at Northwestern University.