Jun Honna





Educational Background:

1992   B.A. (Political Science), Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Temple University

1994   M.A. (Political Science), Division of Public Administration, Graduate School, International Christian University

1999      Ph.D. (Political Science), Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Graduate School of The Australian National University


Academic and Professional Career:

2000-2003  Full-time Lecturer, Faculty of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University

2001-2002  Visiting Fellow, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University

2003-2004  JICA Specialist, Indonesia Office of JICA

Apr.-Sept.2004   JICA Specialist for Planning and Coordination, Indonesia Office of JICA

2008-2012        Visiting Fellow, JICA Research Institute

2009-2010  Visiting Fellow, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

2009-Present  Professor, Department of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University

2009-Present         Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia

2011-Present    Visiting Lecturer, GRIPS (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Apr.-Aug.2013    Visiting Fellow, Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University



Field of Specialization: Indonesian Politics, Comparative Politics


Role in the Project: Indonesian Politics


Main Publications:

“Instrumentalizing Pressures, Reinventing Mission: Indonesian Navy Battles for Turf in the Age of Reformasi,” Indonesia 86 (Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 63-80), 2008.

“Orchestrating Transnational Crime: Security Sector Politics as a Trojan Horse for Anti-Reformists,” in Edward Aspinall and Gerry van Klinken, eds., The State and Illegality in Indonesia, Leiden: KITLV Press, 261-279, 2010.

Jun Honna, “Inside the Democrat Party: Power, Politics and Conflict in Indonesia’s Presidential Party,” South East Asia Research, Vol. 20, No.4, December 2012, pp.473-490.

“Security Challenges and Military Reform in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia: The Impact of Separatism, Terrorism and Communal Violence,” in Jurgen Ruland, Maria-Gabriela Manea and Hans Born, eds., The Politics of Military Reform: Experiences from Indonesia and Nigeria, New York: Springer, 185-200, 2012.

“The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Combating Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia,” in Rizal Sukma and James Gannon (eds), A Growing Force: Civil Society’s Role in Asian Regional Security (Tokyo: Japan Center for International Exchange, March 2013), pp.43-65.