Azis Anwar Fachrudin
Azis Anwar Fachrudin currently works as a researcher at the Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies (CRCS), Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Arabic Literature in 2013 and obtained his master’s from CRCS in 2016 following his graduate student fellowship at the Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore. His latest publications include Linguistik Arab: Pengantar Sejarah dan Mazhabnya (2017) and Polemik Tafsir Pancasila (2018). He has penned many opinion columns for the Jakarta Post and Indonesian newspapers since 2014, mostly on the topic of Islam in Indonesia. During Indonesia’s 2019 elections he was an Indonesia Correspondent Fellow for New Mandala (an academic blog based at the Australian National University’s Coral Bell School of Asia and Pacific Affairs), specifically covering issues on Islam and social change.