The Qur’an is the supreme authority in Islam. It is the fundamental and paramount source of the creed, rituals, ethics, and laws of the Islamic religion. It is the book that differentiates between right and wrong, so that nowadays, when the Muslim world is dealing such universal issues as globalization, the environment, combating terrorism and drugs, issues of medical ethics, feminism, evidence to support the various arguments is sought in the Qur’an. 

M.A.S. Abdul Haleem

I am an Assistant Professor at the International Relations Study Program at the President University of Indonesia. Under the Fulbright Scholar Program, I received my Ph.D. from the Graduate Program in International Studies (GPIS) of Old Dominion University (ODU), Norfolk, the USA. My research interest focuses on two themes: a) how communities respond to/reshape globalization, and b) environmental governance. At President University I enjoy teaching a variety of courses in international political economy to undergraduate students both with traditional Face2Face instructional methods and online.

Currently, I am also a Partnership Consultant to Penabulu Foundation, Indonesia. My main task is conducting Rapid Evidence Assessment on the landscape governance program, including the recently KELOLA Sendang project.

I earned my BA in Political Science from Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia in 2005 with a BA thesis on a neo-Gramscian analysis of the Zapatista movement in Mexico. I received my MA in International Relations from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands supported by the StuNed program in 2010. My MA thesis examines the role of China as a responsible stakeholder in the International Financial System.

2018 Teacher of The Year Al-Iman Islamic Sunday School
2016 IIIT Student Research Fellowship
2014 PhD Fulbright Scholar
2010 Study Association Clio’s International Research by Students Programme 2009-2010, University of Groningen and sponsored by Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation.
2009 StuNed Master Scholarship Program
2004 DAAD Group Visits to Germany by Foreign Students

2018 CPR/AED/FA Lay Responder Course, American Red Cross
2018 CLT Workshop Foundational Strategies for Effective Online Teaching, Old Dominion University
2018 Big Data Workshop
2018 Diversability Training, Old Dominion University.
2016 International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) Summer Student Program

Computer Skills: R, ArcGIS, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Publisher, AEM.

Languages Skills: Arabic (intermediate), Bahasa Indonesia (native), English (fluent), Javanese (native), Mandarin (basic).

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