AMIRUL MUKMININ is a Professor in educational policy in the Graduate School/Faculty of Education, Universitas Jambi, Indonesia. He holds a PhD from Florida State University in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with a specialization in sociocultural and international development education studies, an MS in educational sciences from Groningen University, the Netherlands, and BA in English Education from Universitas Jambi. He received a Fulbright scholarship to pursue his PhD and was an Erasmus Mundus postdoctoral researcher at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He also received a 2016–2017 Fulbright Senior Research at Claremont Graduate University, California. In 2020, he has been awarded a full fellowship for 6 months by the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg, Hungary as a Senior Researcher for doing research on “The State of the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme: Internationalizing Hungarian Higher Education Institutions.” He will start his program in 2021.
He is particularly interested in international education policy, educational policy, educational technology, curriculum policy, teacher policy reforms, the standardized exam policy reforms, English/Indonesian language policy reforms, and bilingual/multilingual education policy, which will influence educational outcomes for underachieving student populations and family. His research has appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including IEEE Acess, Heliyon, the Qualitative Report, Journal of International Students, Journal of Baltic Science Education, Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, and Islamic Quarterly, and Teaching English with Technology.
In 2020, Prof. Mukminin with his co-researchers was awarded a World Class Research Grant by the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia to conduct a study of factors that support the use of Internet in learning English in Indonesia. Total award about $US 80.000 for three years. Since 2018 and member of the Higher Education Quality Council of Turkey (THEQC) https://yokak.gov.tr/degerlendirme-sureci/uluslararasi-degerlendiriciler-uzmanlar