Philips Vermonte

About Me
Dr. Philips J. Vermonte is the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the UIII. Dr. Vermonte has been serving as Executive Director of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Indonesia, a premier think tank in Indonesia and the Southeast Asia and Pacific region. He was a Fulbright scholar and holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Politics from the Northern Illinois University in the U.S. He previously studied at the University of Adelaide in Australia for his M.A. in International Studies degree. His research interests include comparative politics, elections, party systems, voting behavior, democratization, and foreign policy. Dr. Vermonte has also served as Chairman of the Indonesian Pollsters Association (Persepi) for two terms, since 2016.


Work Experience
Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Universitas Islam Internasional Indonesia 
2021 - PRESENT

Executive Director
Center for Strategic and International Studies
2001 - 2021

Ph.D., Political Science
northern illinois university

Magister, Politics
University of adelaide

Bachelor, International Relations
padjadjaran university
  • Indonesia's 2014 Elections: Practical Innovations and Optimistic Outcomes. (2015)
  • What happened in the early years of democracy: Indonesia’s experience. (2014)
  • Separatism in Papua (2007)