About Me
Dr. Afrimadona holds Ph.D. in Political Science from Northern Illinois University, USA, and MA in International Relations from Australian National University. He teaches Statistics for Political Analysis at UIII. He also teaches political science and international relations at UPN Veteran Jakarta, in the International Relations Study program. Currently, he is also the Executive Director of Populi Center, a well-known opinion survey agency in Jakarta. He holds a Master degree from the Australian National University and a Ph.D. degree from the Northern Illinois University with the specialization in International Relations and Political Behavior. He has a wide interest in international relations theory, comparative political economy, research methods (econometrics/quantitative methods and case study). His publications have appeared in various journals including Contemporary Politics, Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, Nonproliferation Review, Malaysian Journal of Social Science and Humanities. He can be reached by email at

Work Experience
universitas islam internasional indonesia
2021 - PRESENT

Senior Researcher
populi center
2018 - PRESENT

UPN Veteran Jakarta
2005 - PRESENT

Ph.D., Political Science and Government
northern illinois university

Master of Arts, International Relations and Affairs
the australian national university

Bachelor of Arts, International Relations and Affairs
universitas gadjah mada

  • Pelatihan Bahasa Inggris Pekerja Migran Indonesia di Brunei Darussalam. (2022)
  • Revisiting Political Polarisation in Indonesia: A Case Study of Jakarta’s Electorate. (2021)
  • Gas, power, and norms: competing logics for the declining use of chemical warfare. (2019)