2006-2011 Ph.D from the Amsterdam Institute for Social science Research (AISR), University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, with dissertation entitled “After Jihad: A Biographical Approach to Passionate Politics in Indonesia”
2001-2003 M.A. degree (with First Class Honor) at Southeast Asia Graduate Program, Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia, with thesis entitled “The Role of Security Forces in Communal Conflict: the case of Ambon, Indonesia”
1987-1996 B.A. degree at Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, with thesis entitled “Dwifungsi ABRI sebagai Ideologi dan Konstruksi Sosial: Studi Sosiologi Pengetahuan terhadap Dwifungsi ABRI di Kalangan Perwira Tinggi ABRI” (The “Dwifungsi ABRI” as Ideology and Social Construction: A Sociology of Knowledge Perspective toward “Dwifungsi ABRI” among Retired Top Military Officers)
Sosiologi Konflik perdamaian
sosiologi gerakan islam
(Forthcoming) Kekerasan Pemuda di Kota Kota: Studi tentang Reproduksi dan Resolusi Kekerasan Pemuda di Makasar, Yogyakarta dan Jakarta (Youth Violence in Three Cities: A Study on Reproduction and Resolution of Youth Violence in Makasar, Yogyakarta dan Jakarta) Yogyakarta: Asosiasi Studi Kepemudaan Indonesia (ASKI) (Co-editor with Subando Agus Margono and Ariefah Efianingrum).
2014 Buku Panduan Studi Kepemudaan: Teori, Metodologi dan Isu-Isu Kontemporer (Handbook of Youth Studies: Theory, Methodology, and Contemporary Issues). Yogyakarta: Youth Studies Centre UGM (Co-editor with Derajad Widyharto and Oki Rahadianto Sutopo)
2012 Yang Muda Yang Radikal: Refleksi Sosiologis Terhadap Fenomena Radikalisme Kaum Muda Islam di Indonesia Pasca Orde Baru (The Young, The Radical: Sociological Reflection on Youth Radicalism in the Post-New Order Indonesia). Pidato Dies Natalis FISIPOL UGM ke 57, 12 December 2012.
2012 After the Communal War: Understanding and Addressing Post-Conflict Violence in Eastern Indonesia published by CSPS BOOKS (co-author with Patrick Barron and Tri Susdinarjanti)
2012 Article “Mengapa Menerbitkan Jurnal Studi Pemuda?” published in Jurnal Studi Pemuda Volume 1 No.1, pp. 46-49 (co-author with Oki Rahadianto)
2011 Book entitled Pemuda Pasca Orba: Potret Kontemporer Pemuda Indonesia published by Youth Studies Centre (YouSure) Fisipol UGM, Yogyakarta (co-editor with Subando Agus Margono and Lalu Wildan)
2011 Article entitled “Pemuda(i) dan Radikalisme Agama: Sebuah Ikhtiar Eksploratif” in Pemuda Pasca Orba: Potret Kontemporer Pemuda Indonesia edited by M. Najib Azca et al, published by Youth Studies Centre (YouSure) Fisipol UGM, Yoyakarta.
2011 Article entitled “Pemuda Pasca Orba: Membaca Kembali Agensi di Mas Pancaroba” in Pemuda Pasca Orba: Potret Kontemporer Pemuda Indonesia edited by M. Najib Azca et al, published by Youth Studies Centre (YouSure) Fisipol UGM, Yogyakarta (co-author with Frans Fiki Djalong)
2009 Paper entitled “Communal Violence in Indonesia and the Role of Foreign and Domestic Networks” published in Conflict, Community and Criminality in Southeast Asia and Australia, edited by Arnaud de Borchgrave, Thomas Sanderson & David Gordon, Washington D.C.: CSIS
2008 Entry on “Jihad” published in Third Update, Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online, edited by George Ritzer, Oxford: Blackwell.
2007 Paper entitled “Police Reform From Below: Examples from Indonesia’s Transition to Democracy” (co-author with Arifah Rahmawati) published in Judith Large & Timothy D. Sisk (eds.) Democracy, Conflict, and Human Security: Further Readings Stockholm: International IDEA
2007 Contributor of Democracy, Conflict, and Human Security: Pursuing Peace in the 21st Century edited by Judith Large & Tymothy D. Sisk, Stockholm: International IDEA
2006 Paper entitled “In between military and militia; the dynamics of the security forces in the communal conflict in Ambon” published in Asian Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 34, No. 3 (431-455) National University of Singapore
2006 Paper entitled “A Tale of two troubled areas; Forced migration, social violence, and societal (In)security in Indonesia” published in Asia Pacific Migration Journal Vol 15 No.1.
2005 Paper entitled “Security forces in in Ambon: From the national to the local” in Damien Kingsburry (edited) Violence in Between; Conflict and Security in Archipelagic Southeast Asia published by Monash Asia Institute and ISEAS
2004 Paper entitled “Security Sector Reform, Democratic Transition, and Social Violence: The Case of Ambon, Indonesia” published by Berghof Research Center for Constructive Conflict Management, Bonn, Germany, available at http://www.berghof-handbook.net
2004 Paper entitled “Konflik Sosial Pasca Suharto dan Jalan Terjal Transisi Demokrasi di Indonesia” (Social Conflict in the Post Suharto Era and the Rocky Transition Toward Democracy in Indonesia) in Trijono et al (Eds.) Potret Retak Nusantara, Studi Kasus Konflik di Indonesia (The Cracking Portait of the Archipelago, the Case Studies of Social Conflict in Indonesia) published by CSPS Books.
2004 Book entitled Konflik dan Reformasi-TNI di Era SBY (Conflict and Military Reform in the Era of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono) co-edited with M. Faried Cahyono published by CSPS Books.
2004 Book entitled Ketika Moncong Senjata Ikut Berniaga: Laporan Penelitian Keterlibatan Militer dalam Bisnis di Bojonegoro, Boven Digoel dan Poso (When Weapon Involves in Business: Research Report on Military Involvement in Business in Bojonegoro, Boven Digoel and Poso) published by Komisi untuk Orang Hilang dan Korban Tindak Kekerasan (KONTRAS) Jakarta.
2001 Paper entitled “Social Resources for Civility and Participation: The Case of Yogyakarta” (Co-author with Mohtar Mas’oed and Rizal Panggabean) published by University of Hawai’i Press in The Politics of Multiculturalism: Pluralism and Citizenship in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia, edited by Robert W. Hefner.
1999 Paper entitled “ABRI Dalam Wacana Publik atawa Publik Dalam Wacana ABRI” (ABRI as a Public Discourse or Public as an ABRI’s Discourse) in book ABRI dan Kekerasan (ABRI and Violence) published by Interfidei, Yogyakarta
1998 Book titled Hegemoni Tentara (The Hegemony of the Military), published by LkiS, Yogyakarta.