Ken Miichi is Associate Professor in Waseda University, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies (2017- present)Japan. He received Ph.D in Political Science, Kobe University. His field of specializationis area Studies in Southeast Asia, Comparative Politics and research theme about State and Society in Indonesia, Islamic movements and social phenomena. His major Works / Publications Awards are Southeast Asian Muslims in the Era of Globalization, co-edited with Omar Farouk, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015; “Looking at Links and Nodes: How Jihadists in Indonesia Survived,” Southeast Asian Studies, 5(1), 2016, pp.135-154; “The Role of Religion and Ethnicity in Jakarta’s 2012 Gubernatorial Election,” Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 33(1), 2014, pp.55-83 and The 1st Asia Pacific Research Scholarship Prize (2002).