Dr Novi Kurnia

AIC Rapid Research Participant

Universitas Gadjah Mada

Dr Novi Kurnia is a lecturer and head of postgraduate program at the Department of Communication Science at Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Kurnia finished her PhD study at Flinders University, South Australia, in 2014. Her thesis is about women film directors and their films in post-New Order Indonesia. Kurnia is also the founder and the chair-person of IF!fest (Indonesian Film Festival) held in Adelaide. She is also one of jury at ReelOzInd! film festival.
Kurnia is also a researcher at Pemantau Regulasi dan Regulator Media (PR2Media), a research centre on media regulation and regulator, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She is a founder and national coordinator of Jaringan Pegiat Literasi Digital (JAPELIDI), a network-community that focuses on digital literacy movement in Indonesia established since 2017.

Her main interest is gender and media, film studies, political economy of media, media regulation, and digital literacy. Her works are published in national and international journals and books.