Mussolini Sinsuat Lidasan

Datu Mussolini Sinsuat Lidasan is a candidate for Masters in Anthropology (Islam and Religion) at the Ateneo de Davao University.

He is currently the Executive Director of the Al Qalam Institute of Islamic Identities and Dialogue in Southeast Asia based at Ateneo de Davao University. He has more than twenty years of experience as a facilitator in intra-faith and interfaith dialogue (worked as a United Nations Volunteer – Community Development Specialist from 1998 – 2003). He was a former Provincial Board Member of the 1st District of Maguindanao Province (Shariff Kabunsuan). He worked as a consultant with various local and international agencies in Muslim areas of Mindanao in the field of conflict transformation and peace building.

He studied law at Ateneo de Davao University (2003 – 2009). He earned Units in Masters in Business Administration at Notre Dame University (1998 – 1999). In his undergraduate studies, he finished Bachelor of Arts Major in Linguistics at Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology with a thesis entitled, “Descriptive Analysis of the Maguindanao Revolutionary Songs”.