Senior Researcher, CMI
Social anthropologist focusing on religion and ritual; popular Islam and Hinduism; religious minorities; security politics and policing; local justice and reconciliation, with particular emphasis on Indonesia.
Dr.polit Social Anthropology. Dept. of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen. 2003. Title of thesis: Place, Hearth, Ritual: Contested Practices in a Muslim Community in Central Lombok. Examinators: Janet Hoskins (USC), Robert W. Hefner (Boston University).
MA degrees Cultural Anthropology, Asian studies (Southeast Asia specialization), University of Oregon, 1994
BA cum laude Journalism, School of Journalism, University of Oregon, 1991