Andi Ahmad Yani is a lecturer in Department of Administrative Science, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia. He is also a researcher in Institute of Public Policy Studies which is a local NGO in Makassar and focuses on policy research and advocacy.
Currently, Andi Yani is a PhD candidate in Dept. of Political Science, Leiden University, Netherlands. He received his first master degree from Graduate Program of Demography and Human Resource Development, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia in 2005. Yani also received MPA from Public Administration Program, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA in 2010 which funded by International Fellowship Program, Ford Foundation. In 2013, Yani earned his third master degree from Utrecht School of Governance, Utrecht University, Netherlands funded by the Ministry of National Education, Republic of Indonesia. Yani is a member of Indonesian Association for Public Administration (IAPA) since 2010 and was selected as a member of national board since 2016.
In December 2015, Yani was elected as Chairman of National Presidium of Indonesian Social Justice Network (ISJN). His research interests focus on post conflict governance, local politic, public policy, public management, social and political trust.