Dr. Baskara T. Wardaya, S.J. graduated from the Sekolah Tinggi Filsafat (Institute of Philosophy) "Driyarkara," Jakarta, Indonesia, in 1986. In 1995, he received a Master's degree and in 2001 his Doctoral degree in history from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI. In 2004-2005, he was granted a Fulbright Scholarship to do post-doctoral research in History in the US. From 2003-2009, he was the Director of Sanata Dharma University's Graduate Program. Currently, Dr. Wardaya teaches courses at Sanata Dharma University such as History, Religion and Politics; Research Methodology; Development of Cultural Studies; Undergraduate Seminar. Dr. Wardaya also teaches at the Graduate School of the Gadjah Mada State University in Yogyakarta and is Director of the PUSdEP (Pusat Sejarah dan Etika Politik / Center for History and Political Ethics).