Andi Muhammad Irawan, S.S., M.Hum., Ph.D

Andi Muhammad Irawan, S.S., M.Hum., Ph.D. Andi Muhammad Irawan received his PhD in Critical Discourse Analysis from the University of New England, Australia in 2017 and is currently a lecturer in English Department at Universitas Negeri Padang, Indonesia. Previously, he was a lecturer in English Literature at the Islamic University of Makassar (2009-2020). He completed his bachelor degree in English Literature at Universitas Negeri Makassar in 2007 and master degree in Linguistic and Humanity Studies at Hasanuddin University of Makassar in 2010. Irawan is the author of a book entitled Minority against Discrimination: The Study of Resistance Discourses in Critical Discourse Analysis (co-authored with Prof. Dr. A. Qashas Rahman, M.Hum) and he has published some articles in peer-reviewed international journals such as in Discourse & Society, Australian Folklore and in SIELE (Studies in English Language and Education). He has also attended international conferences presenting his papers in Australia, the Philippines and Indonesia. Address for correspondence: Faculty of Languages and Arts, State University of Padang, Padang, 25131, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia. Email:

Research Interest

Irawan is particularly interested in research topics related to (Critical) Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Religious Minority Studies, Discourse of Indonesian Islam, and Racial and Ethnic Discrimination.

My Research Profile

  • Universitas Negeri Padang, Indonesia
  • Scopus ID: 57193361648
  • Sinta ID: 6756473


  • The University of New England, Australia (2017): Ph.D in Arts (Recipient of Dikti Postdoctoral Scholarship)
  • Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia (2010): Master in English Language Studies
  • Universitas Negeri Makassar (2007): Bachelor in English Literature


No.Name of Award/Scholarship/GrantGranted By
1.Overseas Doctoral Scholarship (2013-2016)Directorate General of Higher Education, Indonesia
2.Thesis Completion and Publication Support Grant (2016-2017)Provincial Government of South Sulawesi, Indonesia
2.Short-Term Research Placement for Higher Degree Research (2013)Keith & Dorothy Mackay Travelling Scholarship, UNE, Australia

Journal Publications

  • Fitriani, S.S., Ananda, R. Irawan, A. M. Samad, I. A., Weda, S. (2021). Representation of 212 Rallies in the Jakarta Post Articles: A Hybridity of CDA and SFL Analysis. Studies in English Language Education 8(1): 328-345 (citation: 1)
  • Harisah, A., Irawan, A. M., Iskandar. (2019). Islamic Epistemology in the Socialization of Islamic Sharia and the Implementation of Democracy in Indonesia. GNOSI: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Theory and Praxis 2 (2), ISSN 2714-248
  • Irawan, A. M. & Adnan, Z. (2018). Locating Critical Discourse Analysis in linguistics and social studies. International Journal of Humanities and Invention 1(2): 59-71 (citation: 1).
  • Nurrahmi & Irawan, A. M. (2018). The analysis of figurative language used in opinion section of the Jakarta Post online newspaper in presenting religious defamation issue. International Journal of Linguistics and Humanities 1(1): 1-15.
  • Irawan, A. M. (2013). Interdiscursive Analysis of Curriculum 2013 English Competence of Senior High School in Indonesia. Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on Language Education.

Book Publication

Conference Presentation

NoTitle of PresentationOrganised byCountry, Year
1.Alleged Discrimination against Religious Minority Groups in Indonesia: An Analysis of Discursive Presentations of Ahmadiyya in Indonesian Governments’ TextsCenter for Islam, Law, and Society (CILIS), University of MelbourneMelbourne, Australia, 2014
2.Examining potentially Discriminatory Discourse Practices: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Governments’ and their Council of Clerics’ Policy Texts on the Ahmadiyya Religious Minority Groups in IndonesiaStaff Research Seminar Series, School of Arts, UNEArmidale, Australia, 2014
3.Discrimination against Religious Minority Groups: An Analysis of Discursive Presentation of Ahmadiyya in Indonesian Governments’ TextsTESOL AsiaClark Freeport Zone, The Philippines, 2014
4.Critical Discourse Analysis in Linguistics and Social StudiesInternational Conference on Language Education (ICOLE) 5Indonesia, December 2015
5.Islamic Epistemology in the Socialisation of Islamic Law/Sharia and the Implementation of Democracy in Indonesia (co-presenter with Dr. Afifuddin Harisah)The 1st Southeast Asia Research Conference on Sustainable Development, STAI Muhammadiyah TulungagungIndonesia, 12-13 January 2018
6.Regulasi Media Penyiaran dalam Menangkal Paham Radikalisme dan Mencegah Penyebaran Terorisme (The Regulation of Broadcasting Media to Counteract the Dissemination of Radicalism and Terrorism Actions)Regional Military Command of Sulawesi, IndonesiaIndonesia, 20 January 2018
7.Interdiscursive Analysis of Curriculum 2013 English Competence of Senior High School in IndonesiaInternational Conference on Language Education (ICOLE) 3Indonesia, December 2013


  1. Chief Editor of the International Journal of Linguistics and Humanities, published by Fakultas Sastra dan Humaniora, Universitas Islam Makassar, Indonesia.
  2. Reviewer of Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education (JARHE), published by Emerald Group Publishing.
  3. Reviewer of National Conference on Teachers’ Professional Development, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
  4. Reviewer of International Journal of Humanities and Invention (IJHI) published by the Center for Humanities and Innovation Studies
  5. Member of Editorial Board of Al-Musannif Journal (Journal of Islamic Education and Teacher Training
  6. Reviewer of Critical Research on Religion Journal (Scopus indexed, Q1) published by SAGE