Lily El Ferawati, Ph.D.



Lily El Ferawati (Rofil) is a lecturer in Communication Program, Binus University International. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Media Studies and Doctor of Philosophy in Media Anthropology both from University of Malaya, Malaysia. Miss Lily joined Binus in 2019 as a Subject Content Coordinator (SCC) who is responsible for curriculum mapping, syllabus design and teaching content development along with the Binus Catur Dharma components including Teaching, Research and Publication, Community Service, and Personal Development. She has more than 5-year experience of teaching in several universities including University of Malaya (UM), Infrastructure University of Kuala Lumpur (IUKL), and Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta (UNY).


Teaching subject areas:

  • Mass Communication Research Methods
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods in Communication Context
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Organizational Communication


Research interest areas:

  • Media and Culture
  • Women and Media
  • Media Ethnography
  • Audience Studies
  • Risk and Crisis Communication



  • Rofil, L. E. F., Md Syed, M. A. & Hamzah, A. (2016). Studying a Television Audience in Malaysia: A Practice of Audience Ethnography in Kampung Papitusulem, Sabak Bernam, Selangor. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 24(3), 1165 – 1179. (Scopus-cited publication)
  • Rofil, L. E. F., Md Syed, M. A., & Hamzah, A. (2016). Constructing interpretive ethnicity in between two nations: Television and diaporic discourses of identity in Malaysia. Ethnic & Racial Studies, 39(10), 1869-1885. doi: 10.1080/01419870.1110611 (WoS/Scopus-cited publication)
  • Rofil, L. E. F., Md Syed, M. A., & Hamzah, A. (2016). Bridging identities through religious television contents: Javanese female descendants, Islamic viewing and Malay identity projection. Asian Journal of Communication, 26(1), 46-57. doi: 10.1080/01292986.2015.1050041 (WoS/Scopus-cited publication)
  • Rofil, L. E. F., Md Syed, M. A., & Hamzah, A. (2015). “Jadi Melayu”: Televisyen dan pembentukan identity wanita keturunan Jawa di Malaysia. Jurnal Komunikasi – Malaysian Journal of Communication, 31(1), 41-58. (Scopus-cited publication)
  • Rofil, L. E. F., Hamzah, A. & Md Syed, M. A. (2015). The practices of traditional healthcare among Malay women of Javanese descent in Malaysia: Jamu, cultural identity and sense of belonging. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 17(2), 61-74. (Non WoS/Scopus-cited publication)