Evan A. Laksmana is a senior researcher with the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Jakarta, Indonesia. He is also currently a visiting fellow at the National Bureau of Asian Research in Seattle and a doctoral candidate with Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, where he was a Fulbright Presidential Scholar.
He has held research and visiting positions at the University of Sydney's Southeast Asia Centre, the Lowy Institute for International Policy, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore. He has taught at or given lectures to Australian National University's National Security College, Australian Defence College's Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies, Syracuse University, Indonesian Defense University, Indonesian Air Force Staff and Command College, and Parahyangan Catholic University,
He holds a MA in Political Science from Syracuse University (USA), a MS in Strategic Studies from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and a BA in Political Science from Parahyangan Catholic University (Indonesia). He received additional training in social science methodology, strategic analysis, and security cooperation from Syracuse University's Institute for Qualitative and Multi-method Research (IQMR), University of Michigan's ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Method of Social Research, Columbia University's Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS), and U.S. Department of Defense's Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS).
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