Nina Nurmila is a Professor of Gender and Islamic Studies at the State Islamic University (UIN) Bandung, Indonesia, and one of the commissioners of the National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) from 2015-2019.
Her first degree was from the State Islamic University (formerly Institut Agama Islam Negeri/IAIN) in 1992. Her MA on Gender and Development was from Murdoch University in 1997, and her PhD on Gender and Islamic Studies was from the University of Melbourne in 2007.
She was an Endeavour Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Technology, Sydney (2008) and was a Fulbright Visiting Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Redlands, California, USA (2008-9). She was also a Visiting Fellow at the Religion and Society Research Centre of University of Western Sydney (2013) and a Visiting Researcher at the University of Amsterdam (2015).
Nina is the author of Women, Islam and Everyday Life: Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia (London; New York: Routledge, 2009 & 2011). She has also written book chapters in edited volumes published in Monash Asia Institute, Australia; Demeter, Canada; University of Amsterdam Press and Brill, Netherlands; and Routledge, UK.