Carlo is Senior Teaching Fellow in Southeast Asian Politics at the School for Oriental and African Studies. He received his PhD. from the University of Washington in political science, and his research spans the fields of comparative political thought and Southeast Asian politics.
Previously Dr. Bonura was a research project officer/associate with the Comparative Political Thought Project organised by the Centre for Political Ideologies in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford (2008-11). He was also appointed the Luce Assistant Professor of Muslim Societies in Southeast Asia in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA (2003-2008).