Dr. Baskara T. Wardaya SJ studied in Indonesia and the United States, obtaining his masters and PhD degrees in history from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisonsin. As a Fulbright postdoctoral scholar, he undertook research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library in Austin, Texas. He now teaches at Sanata Dharma and Gadjah Mada Universities in Yogyakarta. He is also a consultant for the Asia-Pacific Jesuit Refugee Service in Bangkok. From 2004-2011 he was Director of the Centre for History and Political Ethics (PUSdEP) at Sanata Dharma University. In 2011-2012 he was Fulbright Scholar in Residence teaching history at the University of California, Riverside, United States. Dr. Baskara T. Wardaya SJ has published numerous books, particularly on Indonesian history of the 1960s, the Cold War period, and Indonesian-American relations.
"...an invaluable source of firsthand accounts from a highly sensitive historical period." - Journal of Asian Studies March 2015