Diah Kusumaningrum

Dr Diah Kusumaningrum teaches at the Department of International Relations (DIHI) and the Masters Program in Peace and Conflict Studies (MPRK), Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM). Among her classes are Introduction to Peace Studies, Nonviolence Studies, Ethnic Conflict, Global Social Movements, Philosophy of Conflict Resolution, and Violence in World Politics. With her colleagues, she created Damai Pangkal Damai, the first ever database on nonviolent actions in Indonesia (1999-present). Her current research projects include "Sites of Peace, Sites of Violence" (with Professor Jennifer Balint and Dr Nesam Mcmillan from University of Melbourne) and "Screening Violence" (with Dr Simon Philpott from Newcastle University). Diah wrote an MA thesis on the use on nonviolence in various power relation settings (University of Bradford, 2005) and a doctoral dissertation on interdependence as the path to reconciliation in Maluku (Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 2015).