Dr Dina AFRIANTY
Founder, Australia-Indonesia Disability Research and Advocacy Network (AIDRAN)
Research fellow, La Trobe Law School, Australia
Member of ARC8 Expert Group on Equitable Access and Success in Higher Education
Dr Dina Afrianty is a research fellow at La Trobe Law School and the founder of the Australia-Indonesia Disability Research and Advocacy Network (AIDRAN).
She has researched and published extensively on women’s rights, disability rights and Islamic education in Muslim societies. Before moving to Melbourne in 2014, Dina was the Head of the Department in International Relations at the Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University (UIN) Jakarta. She was also a senior lecturer, research supervisor, and Deputy Director for International Relations at PPIM (the Centre for the Study of Islam and Society), all at UIN Jakarta.
Dina has been a consultant for international aid programs working on issues of access to higher education, social justice, and inclusion in Indonesia and Vietnam. Dina earned her PhD from Melbourne Law School, the University of Melbourne.