Gde Dwitya Arief Metera, Ph.D.

Gde Dwitya holds a joint appointment as a faculty member at the MPP program and as a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Research (IFAR) at UIII. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University, USA. Prior to joining the MPP program, he has held various research fellowships including positions at Northwestern University’s Buffett Institute of Global Affairs in Chicago, The Asia Research Institute at NUS, as well as at BYU Law School where he served as a young scholar on law and religion. His research primarily focuses on the intricate power dynamics of policy making within the context of both democratic and authoritarian politics.