Professor Edward Aspinall researches Indonesian and Southeast Asian politics at the Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University. His new book, co-authored with Ward Berenschot, is "Democracy for Sale: Elections, Clientelism, and the State in Indonesia" (Cornell University Press, 2019).
Marcus Mietzner is Associate Professor at the Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University. He has researched and published extensively on democratisation, civil–military relations, and political parties in post-Soeharto Indonesia. His most recent book, “Money Power, and Ideology: Political Parties in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia”, is available through NUS Press.