Djayadi Hanan (â€śJayâ€ť) is a lecturer at the International Relations Department of the University of Paramadina, Jakarta. He holds two masterâ€™s degrees in political science from Gadjah Mada University Yogyakarta and in international affairs from Ohio University, Athens, USA. In 2000, he traveled to the United Kingdom, through funding by the British Chevening Scholarship Program, to participate in a short course on democracy. Hanan is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in comparative politics at Ohio State University.
As an Indonesian research fellow at Harvard Kennedy School for the Spring 2012 semester, Hanan will conduct research on legislative and executive interactions in Indonesian new multiparty presidential democracy. He will look at both institutional and non-institutional factors that contribute to or inhibit the working of the relationship between the Indonesian legislature and the presidency.