Lina Alexandra

Position : Head, Department of International Relations
Organization : Centre for Strategic and International Studies

Lina Alexandra is a senior researcher at the Department of International Relations, Centre of Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta. Alexandra has joined CSIS since September 2002. Her research focuses on international peacekeeping and peacebuilding, human rights, human security, and conflict resolutions.

She has held position as Visiting Research Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Centre for Responsibility to Protect (APR2P), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and has particularly helped the Centre to run its Indonesian Program.   

She earned her Masters in International Studies (MIS) in Peace and Conflict Resolution and Doctoral degree from the School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland, Australia. She holds her BA in political science from University of Indonesia.

Research Interest: Conflict Resolution, Human Rights, Human Security, Peacekeeping, Indonesian Foreign Policy, International Security. Regional Concentration: Southeast Asia, Asia-Pacific.


Selected Bibliography

The Indonesian Sharing-based Approach to Peacebuilding, in Conflict Prevention and

Peacebuilding in Asia: Lessons in South-South Cooperation edited by Anthea Mulakala (KDI, 2019).


Perceptions on Human Security: An Indonesian View, in Human Security Norms in East Asia

edited by Yoichi Mine, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).


Offering Support and Sharing Experiences: Indonesia’s Approach to Peacebuilding, in Rising

Powers and Peacebuilding: Breaking the Mold? edited by Charles T. Call and Cedric de Coning (Palgrave

Macmillan (Springer), 2017).


[Co-author with Marc Lanteigne] New Actors and Innovative Approaches to Peacebuilding: The Case of Myanmar, in Rising Powers and Peacebuilding: Breaking the Mold? edited by Charles T. Call and Cedric de Coning (Palgrave Macmillan (Springer), 2017)

The Incipient Development of ASEAN: A Chance for Mutual Learning”, Stop Mass Atrocities: Advancing EU Cooperation with Other International Organizations edited by Luis Peral and Nicoletta Pirozzi. IAI Research Papers (Roma: Edzioni Nuova Cultura, 2013).

Indonesia and the Responsibility to Protect, Pacific Review, 25:1 (March 2012).

Enhancing the Capacities of State and Regional Institution in Transforming Responsibility to Protect From Words to Deeds: A Case-Study of Indonesia and ASEAN in Norms of Protection: Responsibility to Protect, Protection of Civilians and Their Interaction edited by Angus Francis, Vesselin Popovski, and Charles Sampford. (Tokyo: UNU Press, 2012).