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Jonathan Fox Professor School of International Service

Contact
Send email to Jonathan Fox
(202) 885-6231
SIS-School of Intl Service
SIS - 224
flexible, by email appt
Degrees
PhD, Political Science, MIT, 1986 BA, Politics, Princeton, 1980

Bio
Jonathan Fox focuses on the relationship between citizen participation. transparency and accountability, from both scholarly and practitioner perspectives. He has carried out extensive research in rural Mexico, and with Latino immigrant organizations in the US. His projects involve dialogue with a wide range of public interest groups, grassroots organizations, development agencies, private foundations and government policymakers. He currently directs a new "action-research incubator" at SIS: the Accountability Research Center, which partners with public interest groups and policy reformers.
See Also
Professor Fox's website
Accountability Research Center
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Partnerships & Affiliations

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

Transparency and accountability, democratization, governance and participation, social and environmental policy, transnational civil society, immigration and youth civic/political engagement. Current projects address reform strategies for trasparency, participation and accountability, with a focus on the global South.

Multimedia

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Outstanding Contributions to Fostering Collaborative Scholarship, SIS, 2018 
  • Outstanding Faculty Mentor, SIS, 2016
  • Adaljiza Sosa-Ridell Mentoring Award for Exemplary Mentoring of Graduate Students in Political Science, 2013
  • LASA/OXFAM 2004 Martin Diskin Memorial Lectureship

Selected Publications

AU Experts

Area of Expertise

Mexico, transparency, accountability, citizen participation, Hispanics, immigration, migrants

Additional Information

Jonathan Fox focuses on the relationship between citizen participation. transparency and accountability, from both scholarly and practitioner perspectives. He has carried out extensive research in rural Mexico, and with Latino immigrant organizations in the US. His projects involve dialogue with a wide range of public interest groups, grassroots organizations, development agencies, private foundations and government policymakers.

For the Media

To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

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