Associate Professor of Political Studies
B.A. (Toronto), M.A., Ph.D. (Queen's)
Jonathan has taught at Queen's and St. Lawrence University in New York. In 2008 he was Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Political Science and International Relations at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and in 2001 Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies at Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan.
His research areas are Canadian politics and the mass media. He is the author of a book on government advertising called Making Pictures in our Heads, Government Advertising in Canada (New York: Praeger Press, 2000). He is also the co-editor of Canada: the State of the Federation, 1998 and is the lead author of First Ministers' Conference, the Art of Negotiation, a simulation exercise published by Broadview Press and translated into three languages. With other colleagues, he is currently working on a book examining citizens' assemblies as models of deliberative bodies. From 2006 to June 2007, he served as Academic Director of the Ontario Citizens Assembly on Electoral Reform.