Meidi Kosandi, S.IP.,M.A., Ph.D.

Meidi Kosandi, S.IP.,M.A., Ph.D.

Meidi Kosandi is a lecturer in Department of Political Science Universitas Indonesia. He is a former Executive Secretary for Dean of Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Universitas Indonesia. Then, he was a Head of Planning and Development Office Universitas Indonesia during 2010-2012. He completed his MA and PhD in International Relations at Ritsumeikan University, Japan. His research projects include the rise of China and the future of East Asian Regional Affairs, cooperation and development in South China Sea and human trafficking in Southeast Asia.

Research interests

  • East Asian studies,
  • South China Sea,
  • Geopolitics and security strategies,
  • Indonesian foreign and security policy,
  • Political economy


Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia: Finding Collective Solution through ASEAN, Nasion, Vol. 10,
No. 1, 2014

Shifting Paradigms and Dynamics of Indonesia-China Relations:
Towards the Best Use of Theoretical Eclecticism, Asian Politics and Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2013

Parallel Evolution of Practice and Research on ASEAN Economic Integration:
From Paradigm Contestation to Eclectic Theorization,
Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies, Vol. 11, 2012