Stefanus Hendrianto

Stefanus Hendrianto, SJ

Visiting Lecturer in Law

Stefanus Hendrianto joined Santa Clara University faculty as a Jesuit Regent and he teaches both at the Law School and the Political Science Department. His research interests include constitutional law and comparative law. His current research and writing have focused on the intersection of constitutional law and religion, especially on the issues of religion and modernity in the context of international human rights. In addition to his ongoing research in constitutional law and comparative law, he also focuses on the role of law in economic development and legal reforms in transition and developing economies.

Upon completing his doctoral study in 2008, Mr. Hendrianto joined the Society of Jesus. As part of his Jesuit formation, he spent two years of graduate studies in Philosophy and Theology at Loyola University Chicago.

 He has worked under the auspices of the Legal Advisor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Jakarta office. He also practiced law with the Indonesian law firm, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodipuro. In 1999, he served as the youngest Commissioner in the Indonesian General Election Commission that supervised the first free election in Indonesia.  Hendrianto was born and raised in Indonesia.


Ph.D,  School of Law, University of Washington, Seattle

LL.M. Utrecht University, Netherlands

LL.B., Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia

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