Deden Rukmana, From the Diaspora for Indonesia
Studying in the United States is a dream comes true for Deden Rukmana 48 He went further by becoming a permanent lecturer in higher education in the US and attained the academic status of a professor He is now trying to encourage scientists from Indonesia living abroad to contribute to the
Deden, who was born in Garut, West Java, and an alumnus of the Bandung Institute of Technology, began his career in the US as an assistant professor at Savannah State University. He has been a coordinator of the Urban Affairs Studies and Planning Program at the Department of Political Science and Public from August 2007 to August 2018. He also received a professor status at this university after a 12-year career.
In 2018, he saw more challenging career opportunities at Alabama A & M University. He moved there and was trusted to be the chair of the Department of Community and Regional Planning at the College of Agricultural, Life and Natural Sciences.