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Sarlito Wirawan Sarwono

Sarlito Wirawan Sarwono was born in Purwokerto in 1944. The author graduated from Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia in 1968, then continued his master degree in Edinburgh University in 1973 (Scotland) and Leiden University in 1976 (Netherland), and continued again with his doctoral degree in Universitas Indonesia (1978). Moreover, the author is a professor in Psychology and also the former dean of the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia (1997-2004), Head of Police Science Study Department, Universitas Indonesia (2006-now), dean of the Faculty of Psychology, Persana Indonesia University YAI (2009-now). He was also a researcher at East West Center, Hawaii, and was a visiting professor at Cornell University (USA), Nijmegen University (Netherlands), University of Victoria (New Zealand), and Universitas Malaysia. Meanwhile, in Indonesia, the author is active lecturing in Universitas Indonesia, Universitas Pancasila, Persada Indonesia University, and Perguruan Tinggi Ilmu Kepolisian (Institute of Police Science).
Researches conducted by the author, among others are about: Adolescent Sexuality, Flats, Traffic, Prejudice, and Terrorist De-radicalization. Moreover, the author is also a consultant at TrasnCorp/Paragroup (1996-now) and consultant for the Head of the Indonesian Police (2009-now). His professional organizations are Himpunan Psikologi Indonesia (HIMPSI-Indonesian Psychological Association), International Council of Psychologists (ICP), Asian Psychological Association, American Psychological Association (APA), and International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP).
The author is also active writing opinion columns in newspapers, consultation rubrics in magazines, articles for scientific journals, and scientific books inside or outside the country.
The titles of his writings are about various topics, starting from adolescent issues, households, and health reproduction to environment and social-political issues. However, no matter what the title is, the analysis are always psychological, which is his discipline.
Besides writing, the author likes music and is good with the saxophone.