Kelli Swazey, PhD, is a socially engaged scholar. She brings anthropology to the public aiming to unite people in the production of collaborative knowledge. Through research, public education, and media production, she works towards the realization of a more just and diverse Indonesia.
As a cultural anthropologist, Dr. Swazey researches how religion, spirituality, and politics define society in Indonesia, where she has lived since 2010. She is a faculty member at the Center for Cross Cultural and Religious Studies (CRCS) at Gadjah Mada University's Graduate School. She currently manages the Voicing Diversity Project, a collaboration between the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at University of Hawai'i Manoa and CRCS UGM. The project supports the production of digital resources on diversity in Southeast Asia for educational use in the US and Indonesia.