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Dr. Indra Alverdian

Dr. Indra Alverdian is currently the 2023-2024 WSD Handa Non-Research Fellow at the US Pacific Forum. He is currently a Lecturer at the International Relations Study Program at President University in Indonesia. Dr. Alverdian teaches various courses, including Sea Power and Maritime Affairs, Ocean Governance in World Politics, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Defence Policy. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy on Maritime Policy and Strategy from the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong in Australia. Previously, he was the 2019 Visiting Research Fellow at the Sea Strategic Profiling Program at Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland, and was a 2020-2021 Research Associate with the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies at Kings College, United Kingdom. His research interests include maritime politics, maritime security, strategic culture, and defense and security studies.