Azis Anwar Fachrudin is a researcher at the Centre for Religious and Crosscultural Studies (CRCS) at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta. After finishing his bachelor’s degree in Arabic literature at Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University in 2013, he obtained his MA degree in religious studies at CRCS in 2016. As a New Mandala Indonesia Correspondent Fellow, Azis will be writing about Islam and social change and its effects on public policy during the 2019 elections.