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Nuning Hallett

Nuning Hallett (or Nuning Purwaningrum) is a Ph.D. Candidate in Global Gender Studies at State University of New York at Buffalo. She received Fulbright scholarship, University at Buffalo Presidential Fellowship, and Margaret McNamara Memorial Funds for her Ph.D. program. Her main research focuses on mixed-nationality marriages, migration, virtual activism among Indonesian women migrants and citizenship. Her academic interests stemmed from her advocacy and intervention works for Indonesian women in transnational marriage for 12 years. She is the initiator of limited-dual citizenship for children, an idea that was adopted in the newly amended Indonesian Citizenship laws 2006. While completing her Ph.D. degree, she is managing “Komunitas Kawin Campur”, a network of 4,000 Indonesian marriage migrants living all over the world and serving as one of coordinators for petition of Dual Citizenship for Indonesian Diaspora, which was submitted in CID 2012 in Los Angeles.