Anastasia Lijadi
Research and Education Director

Anastasia Aldelina Lijadi, PhD received her PhD in Psychology from the University of Macau, Masters Degree in Counseling and Psychotherapy from the University of Saint Joseph, Macau and Bachelor Degree in Management from the University of Indonesia. Her PhD dissertation – proposing theory of place identity construction of Third Culture Kids - won the 2015 Atlas TI Award for the best dissertation using qualitative methods at PhD level from the International Institute of Qualitative Method, University of Alberta. Dr Lijadi continues to study the phenomenon of Third Culture Kids, in particular on their academic adjustment and quality of life related to high mobility lifestyle. She is actively involved in the Research Network Committee at Families in Global Transition, and serves as editorial member for the International Journal of School and Education Psychology.

Dr Lijadi is currently working with the International Institute of Applied System Analysis (IIASA, Austria as a Research Scholar in the Department of World Population. She is part of the team working under a 2017 ERC grant to make unconventional cross-disciplinary contributions to developing a new human well-being indicator.

Anastasia has served on the FIGT Board since October 2019. Contact her at

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