Aida Harahap teaches on a casual basis in the Anthropology Department at the University of North Sumatera. The courses that she has taught are: Population and Anthropology, Kinship System and Social Organization, The Theories of Anthropology, Economic Anthropology. She undertook her Bachelor and Masters education at University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She achieved a First in the degree program ‘Cultural Anthropology’ at the Bachelors level, and graduated with a Master Degree in ‘Population Studies’. She has experience working in National Research project and as a Research Associate (2013-2016, 2020-) in International Research projects. She also has an experience working for the United Nations as the National Project Officer for Local Government Capacity Building in Indonesian in a post-disaster context.