Geradi Yudhistira is lecturer at the Department of International Relations, Universitas Islam Indonesia. His research interest includes History of Politics in Southeast Asian Counties and Democratisation in Southeast Asia. He earned his Master of Arts in Waseda University, Japan and Bachelor of degree in International Relations in Universitas Indonesia. He has written number of publications and articles both in academic journal and mass media. Besides teaching as academia, he has also written several poems and short story.