Philips Vermonte Head, Department of Politics and International Relations, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Indonesia
Philips J. Vermonte is the head of the Department of Politics and International Relations at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Jakarta, Indonesia. He received his his Ph.D in Political Science at Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, USA in 2012. Over the past fifteen years, he has researched comparative politics, non-traditional security issues in Southeast Asia, Indonesia’s foreign policy and conflict studies. He is one of the founding members of the policy research network (ProREP) and an expert respondent for Metro TV. Dr. Vermonte actively contributes to the Jakarta Post and Tempo Magazine.