Anne holds a PhD in Educational Psychology with a Mollie Holman Medal for the best doctoral thesis in education from Monash University. She is currently a Research Fellow in the Centre for Vocational and Educational Policy [CVEP], Melbourne Graduate School of Education. Anne has completed a range of government-funded, consultancy and grant-based educational research in Australia and Indonesia. In addition to her research on senior secondary education with CVEP, her personal projects investigate teacher education students’ motivations to teach multicultural education and promote religious tolerance ( These mixed method studies are funded by The University of Melbourne’s Early Career Researcher Grant, Hallmark Research Initiative, and Melbourne-Indonesia Research Partnership Program. Individually, Anne has secured 28 competitive grants from various institutions. She has served as a reviewer for international journals (e.g. Educational Research, Australian Journal of Education), academic conferences (e.g. American Educational Research Association, Australian Association for Research in Education), and grant proposals (e.g. Australia Awards Indonesia Alumni Grant Scheme). She has published widely including a sole-authored article in the Asia Pacific Journal of Education (2020) and an edited volume titled Preparing Indonesian Youth: A Review of Educational Research (Brill, 2020).



Selected publications 

Awards & Scholarships
2020-2021 Dyason Fellowship
2019 MGSE Research Partnership Excellence Award, The University of Melbourne (with Prof. John Polesel and A/Prof. Shelley Gillis)
2015 Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal, Monash University
2014 Postgraduate Publications Award, Institute of Graduate Research, Monash University
2013 Student Presentation Award, Motivation and Learning Special Interest Group, Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference
2008 Asia-Pacific Week Scholarship, College of Asia-Pacific, Australian National University
2006-2008 Australian Partnership Scholarship, Australia Indonesia Partnership for Reconstruction and Development

2020-2021 Melbourne-Indonesia Research Partnership Program
2020-2021 The University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant
2019 The Indonesia Democracy Hallmark Research Initiative, Collaborative Research Grant
2018 Melbourne Graduate School of Education [MGSE] Research Development Award
2018 MGSE Seed Funding [with A/Prof. Shelley Gillis]
2018 MGSE Travel Grant
2016 Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, Travel Grant/Professional Development Workshop
2015 Australia Awards Alumni Reference Group, Professional Development Training
2015 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division E (Counselling and Human Development), Early Career Faculty Mentoring Program
2015 AERA Motivation in Education Special Interest Group, Graduate Student Presenter Travel Award
2014 AERA International Travel Award
2014 AERA Division E (Counselling and Human Development), Graduate Seminar
2014 AERA Motivation in Education Special Interest Group, Graduate Student Presenter Travel Award
2014 Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) Equity Grant, Monash University
2013 Australia Awards Publication Funding
2012 Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) Travel Grant Award

Other achievements
2014 Most Popular Entry, Images of Education Competition, Monash University
2013 Best Overall Entry, Images of Education Competition, Monash University