Lecturer and Director of Research and Community Development, Saint Paul Teacher Training College
Dr. Fransiska Widyawati is a lecturer and the director of Research and Community Development at Saint Paul Teacher Training College, in Ruteng-Flores, eastern Indonesia. She was awarded her PhD in interreligious studies from the Indonesian Consortium for Interreligious Studies at Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta.
Dr. Widyawati teaches courses on interreligious, multicultural and inclusive education. As a researcher, she conducts research on religion, development, community, culture and education. She also actively promotes interreligious dialogue, gender equality, awareness of violence against children and character building education for the young people in her region. She has been a research fellow and visiting scholar at the National University of Singapore, the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley California and the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.