Harry Febrian is a Digital Media researcher with well-developed research management, writing, and digital analytic skills. Research interests include Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism (PVE/CVE), Mediatized Conflict, Digital Methods and Society.
He is currently a Ph.D candidate at the School of Media & Communication, RMIT University, under the Australia Awards Scholarship scheme.
Previously, Harry was a Lecturer in the Faculty of Communication Science, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Indonesia. He also served as Communication Research Coordinator in the same faculty from 2015 to 2017.
He was the recipient of Netherland Fellowship Programme (NFP) 2016, that allowed him to study about multimedia content and radicalism in Hilversum, Netherland. Previously, in 2013, he became one of the representatives from Indonesia to attend the Harvard Project for Asia and International Relations–Harvard University’s largest annual student conference in the Asia-Pacific region; in Dubai, Uni Emirat Arab.
Before entering the academic world, he worked as a financial journalist in business and investment media, Kontan Daily, owned by Kompas Gramedia Group. He loves to read and write about almost everything, but his main interest is the intersection between media and religion in Indonesia. His writings have been published by various media in Indonesia, such asThe Malaysian Insider, The Jakarta Post, Global Indonesian Voices, Satu Harapan, Kompas.com and Hai Magazine.
He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, in 2011 and later his Master of Arts in Journalism from Chinese Culture University, Taiwan in 2014; both by scholarship.