Djayadi Hanan

About Me
Dr. Hanan is the Head of the Ph.D. in Political Science Program at UIII. Before joining UIII, he was a senior lecturer at Paramadina University, Jakarta. He also served as Director of the Paramadina Institute for Education Reform (PIER). He holds Ph.D. in Political Science from the Ohio State University, USA, and MA degrees in Political Science from Ohio University, USA and Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta. In 2012, he was a research fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School to conduct research on multiparty presidential democracy. His research interests include presidential democracy, democratic cultures, voting behavior, and student and religious movements. He is the author of Menakar Presidensialisme Multipartai di Indonesia (Mizan 2014). His works also appeared in Asian Survey, Prisma, Journal Publicuho, and Jurnal Wacana Politik. He can be reached by email at

Work Experience
Executive Director 
Lembaga Survei Indonesia (LSI – Indonesian Survey Institute) 
2019 - PRESENT

Executive Director 
Saiful Mujani Research and Consulting (SMRC) 
2014 - 2019

International Relations Department 
Paramadina University  
1999 - PRESENT

Director of Research 
Saiful Mujani Research and Consulting (SMRC)   
2013 - 2014


Ph.D. Political Science 

M.A. Political Science
Gadjah Mada University

M.Si Political Science
Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands

Bachelor of Arts Public Administration
Sriwijaya University
  • "Identity Politics in the 2019 Indonesian General Elections: Its Significance and Limitation," Jurnal Wacana Politik (5), March 2020
  • "Strengthening Multiparty Presidentialism in Indonesia: Concurrent Election, Electoral  System, and Party System," Jurnal Universitas Paramadina, Juli 2017
  • "Institutional and Non-institutional Factors in Indonesian Presidential Democracy," Journal of Contemporary Southeast Asia, December 2014
  • Evaluating Multiparty Presidentialism: In Search of Stable and Dynamic Executive-Legislative Relations in Indonesia, Mizan, March 2014
  • "Nurcholish Madjid and Democratic Consolidation in Indonesia," Titik Temu Journal, July, 2013
  • Islamic Students Movements Under The Shadow of the State: 1980-1997, UII Press Yogyakarta, January 2006
  • Toward a More Effective Indonesian House of Representatives (with Frank Feulner and Andi Rahman Alamsyah), NDI Indonesia – UNDP, June 2005