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Current Visiting Fellows and Scholars Current Visiting Fellows and Scholars

The East-West Center in Washington (EWCW) hosts a number of Visiting Fellows each year, particularly through its annual Asia Studies Visiting Fellowship or other fellowship arrangements. It also periodically welcomes Visiting Scholars seeking a “home base” in Washington DC for Indo-Pacific related field work or independent research and writing, through partnerships with sponsor-institutions/programs (such as Fulbright Fellows) or self-supported individual arrangements.


Current Fellows


Prof. Sukawarsini Djelantik

Contact: sukedj@unpar.ac.id

Residency: Jan - April 2023

Research Topic: The South China Sea Dispute: A US DIME analysis from an Indonesian Perspective.

Dr. Sukawarsini Djelantik is a Professor at the International Relations Department, Parahyangan Catholic University, in Bandung, Indonesia. She received a Ph.D. in International Relations and Diplomacy from Flinders University in Australia, Master of International Studies (MIntS) from The University of Sydney, Australia, and a B.A. from Padjadjaran University in Indonesia. Her research interests are international communication, traditional and non-traditional securities issues (terrorism, migration, gender). Her recent books are “Diplomacy in Information Era” (2022), Global War against Covid-19 (2021), Diplomacy in Global Politics (Unpar Press, 2016), Asia-Pacific; Conflict, Cooperation and Inter-regional Cooperation (2015). She received research fellowship from the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (RSPAS), The Australian University, Australia in 1999, and Fulbright Junior Research Fellowship at Georgetown University, Washington D.C, USA, in 2002. She was the Head of international Relations Program at Parahyangan University, and currently the Head of Parahyangan Centre for European studies (2022-now).

Currently she teaches International Relations in East Asia, International Communication, Diplomacy, in undergraduate level. She also teach International Terrorism and Conflict and Development at Graduate level.


Tyagita Silka Hapsari

Residency: Feb - May 2023

Contact: silka.hapsari@eria.org

Research Topic: Artificial Intelligence Governance: A Policy Framework in ASEAN

Tyagita Silka Hapsari is a Fulbright US-ASEAN Visiting Scholar with her research “Artificial Intelligence Governance: A Policy Framework in ASEAN”. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Universitas Indonesia and, with a Fulbright Visiting Student grant, her master’s in international affairs from George Washington University in 2016. 

She is a communications supervisor at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta, Indonesia. 


A complete list of past Visiting Fellows and Visiting Scholars at EWCW, including links to their publications and seminars completed while in residence, can be found HERE.

The East-West Center in Washington (EWCW) hosts a number of Visiting Fellows each year, particularly through its annual Asia Studies Visiting Fellowship or other fellowship arrangements. It also periodically welcomes Visiting Scholars seeking a “home base” in Washington DC for Indo-Pacific related field work or independent research and writing, through partnerships with sponsor-institutions/programs (such as Fulbright Fellows) or self-supported individual arrangements.


Current Fellows


Prof. Sukawarsini Djelantik

Contact: sukedj@unpar.ac.id

Residency: Jan - April 2023

Research Topic: The South China Sea Dispute: A US DIME analysis from an Indonesian Perspective.

Dr. Sukawarsini Djelantik is a Professor at the International Relations Department, Parahyangan Catholic University, in Bandung, Indonesia. She received a Ph.D. in International Relations and Diplomacy from Flinders University in Australia, Master of International Studies (MIntS) from The University of Sydney, Australia, and a B.A. from Padjadjaran University in Indonesia. Her research interests are international communication, traditional and non-traditional securities issues (terrorism, migration, gender). Her recent books are “Diplomacy in Information Era” (2022), Global War against Covid-19 (2021), Diplomacy in Global Politics (Unpar Press, 2016), Asia-Pacific; Conflict, Cooperation and Inter-regional Cooperation (2015). She received research fellowship from the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (RSPAS), The Australian University, Australia in 1999, and Fulbright Junior Research Fellowship at Georgetown University, Washington D.C, USA, in 2002. She was the Head of international Relations Program at Parahyangan University, and currently the Head of Parahyangan Centre for European studies (2022-now).

Currently she teaches International Relations in East Asia, International Communication, Diplomacy, in undergraduate level. She also teach International Terrorism and Conflict and Development at Graduate level.


Tyagita Silka Hapsari

Residency: Feb - May 2023

Contact: silka.hapsari@eria.org

Research Topic: Artificial Intelligence Governance: A Policy Framework in ASEAN

Tyagita Silka Hapsari is a Fulbright US-ASEAN Visiting Scholar with her research “Artificial Intelligence Governance: A Policy Framework in ASEAN”. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Universitas Indonesia and, with a Fulbright Visiting Student grant, her master’s in international affairs from George Washington University in 2016. 

She is a communications supervisor at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta, Indonesia. 


A complete list of past Visiting Fellows and Visiting Scholars at EWCW, including links to their publications and seminars completed while in residence, can be found HERE.