Research

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Interests: Comparative politics, the governance of information and communication technologies (ICTs), the intersection of politics of identity and Internet regulation, and the Southeast Asian region, especially Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.

Education

  • PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Toronto
  • MA in Political Science and Asia Pacific Studies, University of Toronto
  • BA in Political Science, the University of British Columbia

Articles, Papers, Reports

Op-eds

In the Media

Presentations

2020

  • Instagram Live Chat with Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert: “Personal data protection & COVID-19” (speaker)
  • The Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM) Webinar: Panel tentang “Pelindungan Data Pribadi dalam Aplikasi “PeduliLindungi”” (in Bahasa Indonesia) (speaker)
  • Organization of American States’ Webinar: Panel on “Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Digital Rights” (speaker)
  • University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy’s Graduate Student Conference: Technology in the Global Sphere: Opportunities and Challenges: Panel on Global Security and Technology, Toronto, Canada (speaker)
  • University of Toronto’s Asian Institute event: Global Careers Through Asia‘s Keynote Panel with Senator Thanh Hai Ngo and Professor Rachel Silvey, Toronto, Canada (speaker)

2019

  • 2019 Canadian Cybersecurity Dialogue: Panel 4: “It’s A Small World After All: Canada’s Cyber Foreign Policy,” Ottawa, Canada (speaker)
  • UN Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security – Panel on “Cybersecurity: Why gender matters?” co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN and the Organisation of American States, New York, USA (moderator)
  • 2019 UN Internet Governance Forum: Panel on “Strengthening Digital Transformation through Digital Security,” Berlin, Germany (speaker)
  • 2019 UN Internet Governance Forum: Panel on “Strengthening Digital Ecosystem for Better Digital Inclusion,” Berlin, Germany (moderator)
  • York University’s COMN3550 course on Digital Media and Culture: “The Battle over the Future of Internet Governance,” Toronto, Canada (guest lecturer)
  • “Southeast Asia’s information environment,” Naval War College, Newport, USA (panellist / subject matter expert)
  • 2019 Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies (CCSEAS) Conference –  Session titled “Taking Stock to Move Forward: Making Space for Southeast Asia in the Study of World Politics” – Presented a draft paper on cyber norms development in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Montreal, Canada (speaker)
  • 2019 Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies (CCSEAS) Conference –  Session titled “Contested Spheres of Social Mobilisation and the Regulatory State in Southeast Asia” – Presented a draft paper on ICTs and LGBTIQ advocacy in Southeast Asia, Montreal, Canada (speaker)
  • 36th Annual Frank Church Institute Conference – “Democracy in an Age of Anxiety” – Panel on “Democracy and the China Question,” Boise State University, Idaho, USA (panellist)
  • Conference on the Human Rights Situation in Vietnam – Hosted by The Hon. Senator Thanh Hai Ngo (Senate Canada), Ottawa, Canada (panellist)
  • 2019 Association for Asian Studies Conference: Roundtable on “Chinese Internet beyond China: Perspectives from Southeast Asia and Beyond,” Denver, Colorado, USA (chair)
  • Panel on “Populism and Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia,” the Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (panellist)
  • Panel on “Technological Experiments in the Digital Age,” University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Human Rights Watch Canada, Toronto, Canada (panellist)
  • Indonesian Students Association (PERMIKA) Toronto workshop on “Leaders in Training: Lead, Motivate, and Inspire,” Toronto, Canada (speaker)

2018

2017

2016

  • 2016 Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GIGANET) Workshop: Paper presentation “Internet Governance at a Time of Crises: The case of Thailand,”  Guadalajara, Mexico (presenter/co-author)
  • 2016 UN Internet Governance Forum: Panel on “NetGov, please meet Cybernorms. Opening the debate,” Guadalajara, Mexico (panellist)
  • 2016 Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF): Panel on “Threats to Free Expression in Asia,” Taipei, Taiwan (moderator)
  • 2016 RightsCon Conference: Panel on ““What Do Privacy and Transparency Mean to You?” Perspectives from the Global North and South,” San Francisco, USA (co-moderator)

2015

Service

Certificates

  • Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, University of Pennsylvania and University of Oxford
  • Leadership in Administration, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
  • Digital Marketing Management, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
  • E-Business and Web Marketing, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
  • Marketing Communications, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
  • Publicity and Public Relations, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies