Jonathan A. Fox
Professor, School of International Service, American University
Jonathan is a professor of development studies in the School of International Service at American University. Previously, he chaired the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from MIT. Jonathan’s current research projects focus on social accountability and open government reforms. His books include Subsidizing Inequality: Mexican Corn Policy Since NAFTA (Woodrow Wilson Center, 2010) and Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico (Oxford University Press, 2007). His research projects have been funded by the Hewlett, Ford, Rockefeller, Inter-American and MacArthur Foundations, and he has collaborated with a wide range of public interest groups in Mexico since 1982. He also serves on the board of FUNDAR (Mexico City), as advisor to the Binational Front of Indigenous Organizations (California and Oaxaca), and is a member of the International Expert Panel of the Independent Reporting Mechanism of the Open Government Partnership.