Irawan Jati is lecturer at the Department of International Relations, Universitas Islam Indonesia. His research interest includes Strategic Studies, Islamic Politics, International Law, Southeast Asian Studies, Security and Peace Studies. He earned his Master of Strategic Studies degree from The Australia National University, Australia in 2011, M.Hum. degree in Business Law from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta in 2009. He graduated from Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta in 2004 and received his bachelor degree in political science. Jati has participated in various professional and academic activities. He is enlisted as a member of several professional organizations, such as Indonesian Association of International Relations. He is currently the Acting Head of Department of International Relations, Universitas Islam Indonesia.