Dicky Sofjan

Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies; Carnegie Council Pacific Fellow

Dicky Sofjan is a core doctoral faculty in the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), an international, interdisciplinary, and inter-religious Ph.D. program at the Graduate School of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Yogyakarta. Sofjan is the principal investigator of a nine-country collaborative research program on religion, public policy and social transformation in Southeast Asia, sponsored by the Henry Luce Foundation. His research has mostly been focused on the nexus between religion and politics with an emphasis on Islam in the public sphere.

He is currently leading a research team to develop a prototype system for the Indonesian Interfaith Weather Station (IIWS), an early warning system that would preempt, prevent, and mitigate intra- and inter-religious conflicts.