Norman Joshua Soelias

  • Norman Joshua holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in History from Northwestern University, as well as a S.Hum in History from the University of Indonesia. Currently serving as a Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University, he has also been a Visiting Research Fellow at multiple prestigious institutions.
  • His research is diverse but centers on the militarization of society in Indonesia from 1930-1966, the history of petroleum labor in the Netherlands East Indies, and the role of the Indonesian Socialist Youth during the Indonesian National Revolution.
  • He has a strong publication record, featuring multiple peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Joshua has also been an active presenter at various international academic conferences. In addition to his academic contributions, he has authored op-eds and made significant contributions to the Indonesian Historical Encyclopedia. His scholarly work has been recognized with several awards and grants, including the Hoover Institution Silas Palmer Grant and the H.F. Guggenheim Foundation Emerging Scholars Award.