Didin Syafruddin, Ph.D. He finished his doctoral degree in Values and Culture in
Education, Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University, with a
dissertation entitled “In Search of a Citizenship Education Model for a Multireligious
Indonesia.” His MA is in Islamic Studies from McGill University and BA from Arabic
Education, Faculty of Education Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta.
His research interest is in diversity and Islamic education. His publications include a
book chapter in Hamid Nasuhi et al. l (Eds.) Intoleransi dalam Buku Pendidikan Islam?
(Intolerance in Islamic Education Textbooks?), Jakarta: Grenada, 2018. The other
appears in a book by Didin Syafruddin et al. l. Edited, Potret Guru Agama: Pandangan
tentang Toleransi dan Isu-isu Keagamaan (Perception of Islamic Education Teachers
on Tolerance and Religious Issues), Jakarta: Grenada, 2018. With Masooda Bano,
Didin also wrote Study on Islamic Religious Education in Secondary Schools in
Indonesia, Jakarta: Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, 2016.
Didin is currently Director of Research of Pusat Pengkajian Islam dan Masyarakat/PPIM
(Center for the Study of Islam and Society) Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University.
Since 2017, he has researched Islamic education to prevent violent extremism. In 2018,
Didin Syafruddin, Ph.D., participated in Regional Capacity Building Workshop on the
Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education (PVE-E) in South and South East
Asia, Kuala Lumpur; in 2018, Australia fellowship on University Governance; 2017
Workshop on Islam and Radicalism. Dr. Didin can be reached by email at
About research interest:
“My area of expertise is multicultural education. Since 2017, I have engaged in research
on Islamic education in preventing violent extremism”.