TitleCompany:Doctoral Student, Communication and Information Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Bio:Anis Hamidati is pursuing her Ph.D. in the Communication and Information Sciences program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is a faculty member of Swiss German University in Indonesia and currently on study leave with the funding from the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of Indonesia. She is also a fellow of the East-West Center in Hawai'i.
Anis's research interest is on social informatics, covering a range of topics including social capital, women empowerment, tourism and e-government. Her past research includes studying the use of the Internet for women empowerment, the role of travel online communities in supporting local travel, and the use of computer-mediated communication by international students in maintaining their familial connection.
She is currently working on her dissertation on workaround strategies conducted by users of an e-government project in Indonesia.