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Prof. Mohtar Mas’oed

Name : Mohtar Mas’oed, Ph.D.

Addresses (Office) : Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Gadjah Mada University 55281
Tel. (62-274) 563362; Fax. (62-274) 563362

(Home) : Nogotirto II/ D24, Yogyakarta 55292

Birthplace and date : Malang (East Java), 8 October 1949

Present Position :
Dean, Faculty of Social & Politics Science, Gadjah Mada University
Senior Lecturer, Political Sciences and International Relations.
Director, the Inter-University Center for Social Studies, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Overseas commitment :
Professor, Graduate School of International and Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea (September 1999 – August 2000).

Education :
B.A. International Relations (Gadjah Mada University, 1975).
Ph.D. Political Science (The Ohio State University, 1983).

Areas of Special :
Political-Economy of Development; International Political- Interest Economy; Southeast Asian Politics.

Recent Research :
“Collective Violent Behavior: A Study of Riots in Indonesia, Projects 1996-1998” (1998);
“Social Research for Civility and Participation: the Case of Yogyakarta” (1999);
”The Military Role in Democratic Indonesia: the Civilian Views of the Officers in Non-Military Activities” (1999).

Membership of Proffesional Associations : *Indonesian Political Science Association;
*Indonesian Social Sciences Association;
*American Political Science Association.

Social activism :
1. Advisory Board, International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID).
2. Advisory Board, “Gita Pertiwi”, Surakarta ( an NGO specializing in environmental issuess).
3. Advisory Board, “YASANTI”, Yogyakarta ( an NGO specializing in women labor issuess).
4. Participate as trainer, facilitator or advisor in many NGO training and advocacy programs, including those by OXFAM UK & Ireland, USC (Canada), Fridrich Nauman Stiftung, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, and The Rockeffeller Foundation-sponsored LEAD Program.


A. Sample of books:
1. The Economy and Political Structure of Indonesia: 1966-1971 (Jakarta: LP3ES, 1989; 1983) (In Indonesian).
2. Bureaucracy, Politics and Development (Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar, 1994) (In Indonesian.)
3. International Political Economy and Development (Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar, 1994) (In Indonesian).
4. The State, the Capital and Democracy (Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar, 1994) (In Indonesian).

B. Recently published journal articles and book chapters:
1. “Nationalism and the Contemporary Global Challenge” (In Indonesian), in Ichlasul Amal dan Armaidy Armawi, Regionalisme, Nasionalisme dan Ketahanan Nasional (Yogya: UGM Press, 1998).
2. “The Challenge of Global Political Economy and the Need for a Global Governance”, in Sung-Yeal Koo, Byungkuk Soh & Kyung-Chan Lee, Economic Crisis in Souteast Asia: New Partnership (Seoul: Korean Association of Souteast Asian Studies, 1998).
3. “Democratic Consolidation: A Comparative Analysis” (In Indonesian) in Loekman Soetrisno, et. Al.. Menuju Masyarakat Madani (Yogyakarta: P3PK-UGM dan Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung, 1998).
4. “The State, Business and Corruption-Collusion-Nepotism Disease: A Rent-Seeking Phenomenon” (In Indonesian) in Edy Suandi Hamid dan M. Sayuti (Ed.). Menyingkap Korupsi, Kolusi dan Nepotisme di Indonesia (Yogyakarta: Aditya Media, 1999).

C. “Toward Democratic General Elections” (In Indonesian) in J. Mardimin (Ed.)., Pemilu 1999 dan Pentingnya Pemberdayaan Pemilih (Salatiga: Penerbit Yayasan Percik, 1999).

D. “Social Resources for Civility and Participation: The Case of Yogyakarta” (with S. Rizal Panggabean and M. Najib Azca) in Robert W. Hefner, Editor, The Politic of Multiculturalism: Pluralism and Citizenship in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia (Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii Press, 2001).

E. Recent seminar papers.

1. “Reinvented Bureaucracy” (In Indonesian). Presented to Workshop on the Training of Local Bureaucracy held by Indonesian ministry of Home Affairs, Jakarta, 8-1-1998.
2. “The Political Economy of Financial Market Globalization: A Historical Perspective” (In Indonesian). Presented to the Workshop on Community Development held by LEAD Indonesia, Jakarta 23-7-1998.
3. “The Political-Ecomnomic Dimension of Public Bureaucratic Reform” (In Indonesian). Presented to the Seminar held by Indonesian Ministry of Education, Jakarta, 10-8-1998.
4. “Executive –Legislative Relations in Indonesia”. Presented to the International Seminar on “Reforming Indonesian Politics” held by LIPI dan Ford Foundation, Jakarta, 13-8-1998.
5. “Indonesian Armed Forces, its Dual Function and Political Representation”. Presented to the Panel Discussion held by Airlangga University, Surabaya, 28-9-1998.
6. “Understanding the Indonesian Crisis as a Problem of Governance”. Presented to the International Conference on “the Relations Between the European Union and Indonesia in the Context of Asian Crisis”, held by the Clingendael Institute, the Hague, the Netherland, 26-10-1998.
7. “Constitutionalism and Democracy” (In Indonesian). Presented to the Seminar on Consolidating Democracy held by IRE and INPI Pact Indonesia, Yogyakarta 1-3-1999.
8. “The Political Context of Global Security Problems” (In Indonesian). Presented to a Seminar hel by the Indonesian Foreign Ministry, Jakarta 21-4-1999.
9. “Democratization by way of Reforming the Military” (In Indonesian). Presented to the Seminar on the Role of the Military in Indonesian Politics held by the Department of Political Science, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta 25-5-1999.
10. “The Structural Basis of Personal Rulership: How Suharto Built the New Order Presidency”. Presented to the Inernational Conference on “Modern Economic History of Indonesia” held by the Forum on Economic History of Indonesia and Southeast Asia, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, and Leiden University, the Netherland, in Yogyakarta, 26-7-1999.
11. “Social Resources for Civility and Participation: The Case of Yogyakarta”. Presented to the Conference on “Southeast Asian Pluralism: Social Resources for Civility and Participation” held at the Shah’s Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 5-8-1999.
12. “Understanding the Transition to Democracy in Indonesia” Presented to The 87th Visiting Scholar Seminar held by the Institute for Far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam University, Seoul, November 22, 1999.
13. “Democracy and Human Rights in Indonesia”. Presented to the International Symposium on “Democracy and Human Rights in the New Millenium” held by Channom National University, Kwangju, South Korea, May 15-7-2000



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