View of the Rose Garden at my alma mater, the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Doctoral Research


Political Science


Comparative Politics and Public Policy

Topics of Interest

Information and communication technologies (ICTs), Internet governance and identity politics, gender and digital security, countering terrorism / violent extremism / hate speech online, and the Southeast Asian region, especially Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.

Articles, Papers, Reports



Selected Panels and Presentations


  • Conference on the Human Rights Situation in Vietnam – Hosted by The Hon. Senator Thanh Hai Ngo (Senate Canada), Ottawa, Canada (panellist)
  • “Chinese Internet beyond China: Perspectives from Southeast Asia and Beyond,” Roundtable at the Association for Asian Studies, Denver, Colorado (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)
  • Workshop titled “Leaders in Training: Lead, Motivate, and Inspire,” Indonesian Students Association (PERMIKA) Toronto and the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia, Toronto, Canada (speaker)





Volunteer Roles


  • 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


  • PhD Student 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
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