Simon Butt

Simon Butt is Professor of Indonesian Law and Associate Director (Indonesia) of the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law, University of Sydney, where he teaches and researches Indonesian law.

He has previously held an Australian Research Council Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and holds an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. He completed a doctoral thesis on Indonesia’s Constitutional Court, and researches and teaches in Indonesian.

He has written widely on aspects of Indonesian law, including The Constitutional Court and Democracy (Brill, 2015), Corruption and Law in Indonesia (Routledge, 2012), and The Constitution of Indonesia: a Contextual Analysis (Hart, 2012, co-authored with Tim Lindsey).