Myra Mentari Abubakar
Myra is currently enrolled at the School of Culture, History, and Language. Her thesis, A Study of Female Heroism in Indonesia, theorises the idea of female heroism in Indonesia and evaluate the changing importance of this idea from the 19th century to the present.
Prior to pursuing her PhD, Myra was a lecturer at several universities in Aceh, Indonesia. Her PhD at the Department of Gender, Media and Cultural Studies is supported by scholarship from the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture.