Nicky Fahrizal is a researcher in the Department of Politics and Social Change. He joined CSIS Jakarta in 2017.
He received his LL.B. in Faculty of Law, Catholic University of Parahyangan and a Master of Law in the University of Indonesia. He also obtained Master Degree in Strategic Studies from University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.
His research interest in defense focuses on unconventional warfare, insurgency, and counterinsurgency. As a jurist, he has particular interest in constitutional law, national security law, and Papua issues.