Ika K. Idris, PhD Director of Research
- New Media
- Freedom of Speech on the Internet
- Government Communication
- PhD, Ohio University
Ika is the research director of PPPI and currently an Associate Professor, Public Policy & Management Program at Monash University Indonesia. Ika, a Fulbright scholar, holds a PhD degree in Media Studies from Ohio University (2015-2018). During her study, she was a researcher in Social Media Research Team/SMART Lab Ohio University and received Summer Research Excellence Award (2017 and 2018) from SMART Lab. Along with her colleagues in Ohio University, she published research related to information literacy in Indonesia, fake news literacy among university students in the U.S., digital divided in rural Appalachians, government applications in Indonesia and Malaysia, and fake news during election time in Indonesia and Malaysia. She masters social media analytics tools for network analyses and linguistic text analyses. Ika’s doctoral dissertation titled “The Illusion of Public Sphere: The Indonesian Government Communication on Social Media” included government communication models on social media in a daily basis communication, campaign, organizational crisis, and emergency communication. Ika is contactable at email@example.com.