Mustain Mashud was initially interested in sociology of development while studying in his undergraduate years in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Airlangga. During his year of college, he often involved in faculty research projects on related topics. In order to evolve sociology of development, he initiated the subjects of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for both undergraduate and master programs in sociology at his faculty. He believes that CSR knowledge is beneficial to support the development of social aspect. This made the Professor of Sociology often comes in contact with CSR programs. Undoubtedly, he was heavily involved in the formation and training of CSR in some well-known companies. He once served as the Chair of the Sociology Program. He believes in the building of a self-reliant community through such programs offered by private companies in Indonesia. CSR programs must be based on the community development approach in which it is expected to develop societies based on their needs and potential. Born in Tulungagung, he is also actively writing books as one way to express his ideas and thoughts. He wrote about 14 books from 2000 to 2012. This year, he is working on a book entitled “Pemberdayaan Masyarakat melalui Program CSR”.
In the last decade, he has conducted 34 studies entitled “Studi Eksplorasi tentang Kesiapan masyarakat terhadap Rencana Pembangunan Pengolahan Limbah Beracun B-3” (2005), “Pemetaan Potensi Sosial Budaya dan Ekonomi di 6 Kelurahan di Wilayah Kecamatan Jambangan dan Ketintang” (2010), and so on. Prior to being committee member of EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment/AMDAL) in construction of socio-cultural field, he became a consultant in the implemention of CSR programs from PT. Pembangkitan Jawa Bali known as Community Development, in eight administrative villages. Currently, he becomes an expert team of the Environment Agency, Tuban, an assessor of the National Accreditation Board for Higher Education (BAN – PT), and a member in the Community Academy Team of Higher Education. Moreover, he is still actively involved in developing education in Indonesia. (*)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
SOCIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT, CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Place and Date of Birth :
Tulungagung, 20 January 1960
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