Prof. Maswadi Rauf is an expert in political science. In his expertise, he has served as Chairman of the Commission Research Committee of the Central Association of Political Science (AIPI). He graduated in 1972 in political science at FISIP UI, in 1975 earned his Master’s degree at Georgetown University (Washinton DC, USA), and earned his Doctorate degree in 1974 1981 in FISIP UI with Thesis “Political Comunication and Political Partition in Bali”.
The most scholarly works he has published and published are Indonesia and Political Communications, Gramedia, Jakarta, 1993, Co-Editor with Mappa Nasrun. Development of Political Science in Indonesia, Ghalia, Jakarta, 1983, with Miriam Budiarjo. Then research on Youth and Elections in, LIPI, 1992-1993 and Consensus and Political Conflict, A Theoretical Trip of 2002.