Jacqui Baker is a Lecturer in Southeast Asian Politics and a Senior Fellow at Murdoch University’s Indo-Pacific Research Centre where her research focuses on the political economy of development in Indonesia, with particular attention to issues of inequality, security and law. She is an editor at the Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, better known as BKI, and co-host of the University of Melbourne’s ‘Talking Indonesia’ podcast. Jacqui holds a Masters in Social Anthropology and PhD in Comparative Government from the London School of Economics.