Prof. Noorhaidi, Ph.D



Prof. Noorhaidi, Ph.D is the Dean of the Faculty of Islamic Studies, Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII) as well as Professor of Islam and politics at Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University of Yogyakarta and UIII. His research interests includes Salafism, Islamic radicalism, identity politics, Muslim middle class, religious diversity, and youth. He obtained his PhD from Utrecht University (2005), MPhil from the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (2000), and MA from Leiden University (1999), all of which were awarded cum laude.

He was a post-doc fellow at National University of Singapore (2006-2007), research fellow at KITLV (2007-2009), and visiting research fellow at Nanyang Technological University (2009-2010). In addition, he was a visiting professor at EHESS (2010), Institute of Social Anthropology, Austrian Academy of Sciences (2019), and Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World at the University of Edinburgh (2022). Over the last ten years, he has led several international research projects as a principal investigator, in collaboration with Georg August University of Göttingen; Netherlands Interuniversity Center for Islamic Studies; Rajaratnam School of International Studies; Austrian Academy of Sciences; Norwegian Center for Human Rights; and Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Georgetown University.

He was also recently appointed as a member of Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI). His publications include many book chapters in edited volumes published by leading publishers, including Oxford University Press, Columbia University Press, Brill, Routledge, Amsterdam University Press, and ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute; a number of journal articles published in reputable international journals, including Indonesia, Contemporary Islam, South East Asia Research, Islamic Law and Society, Bijdragen tot de taal-, land-en volkenkunde, and Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East; and a number of monographs published by international and national publishers, including Cornell University Press and LP3ES/KITLV Jakarta.


Wali And Karama: A discourse and authority contestation in Al-Tarmasi’S Bughyat Al-Adhkiya’. Al-Jami’Ah. (2019)

Salafism in indonesia: Transnational islam, violent activism, and cultural resistance. Routledge handbook of contemporary Indonesia. (2018)

Promoting Peace: The Role of Muslim Civil Society in Countering Islamist Extremism and Terrorism in Indonesia dalam S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, NTU, Singapore. (2017)

Violent Activism, Islamist Ideology, and the Conquest of Public Space among Youth in Indonesia dalam Brill. (2016)

Debating Gender, Woman, and Islam: Indonesia’s Marriage Law of 1974 Revisited dalam Harrassowitz Verlag. Wiesbaden. (2015)