Dr Frega Ferdinand Wenas Inkiriwang

Dr Frega Ferdinand Wenas Inkiriwang

Visiting Fellow

Department of International Relations

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English, Indonesian
Key Expertise
Defence, Diplomacy, Security, Military, Strategic Studies, South-East Asia

About me

Frega Ferdinand Wenas Inkiriwang has worked as a lecturer at the Indonesian Defence University (IDU) since 2013. He earned the Australian Defence Scholarship in 2006 to finish his master’s degree in international relations at Macquarie University. He also received the IMET scholarship in 2012 to accomplish his Command and General Staff College along with his second master’s, Master of Military Arts and Science specializing in Strategic Studies. Additionally, Frega has attended various seminars and international conferences, including the Jakarta International Defence Dialogue and the 2013 APEC CEO Summit in Indonesia.

Frega has written numerous articles in a myriad of media outlets, like newspapers, magazines and journals. He has also contributed in two book chapters published by the Royal Canadian Defence Academy Press. Currently, Frega is a PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) under the Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) scholarship.

He has been awarded the MVP Award: Best Academic Contribution (Social Science & Humanities), from the Association of Indonesian Students in the UK (PPI UK). 

Research topic

The interplay between grand strategy and defence diplomacy: examining Indonesia's post-new order period

Teaching experience

Indonesian Defence University (2013-current)

Academic supervisor

Dr Jurgen Haacke


Expertise Details

Defence; Diplomacy; Security; Military; Strategic Studies; South-East Asia

My research