School of International Service
- Jonathan Fox focuses on the relationship between citizen participation. transparency and accountability. He has carried out extensive research in rural Mexico, and with Latino immigrant organizations in the US. His work involves dialogue with a wide range of public interest groups, grassroots organizations, development agencies, private foundations and government policymakers.
DegreesPhD, Political Science, MIT, 1986 BA, Politics, Princeton, 1980
Favorite Spot on Campus:SIS Terrace
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Transparency and accountability, democratization, governance and participation, social and environmental policy, transnational civil society, immigration and youth civic/political engagement. Current projects address international open government reforms, transparency and accountability in Mexican rural development policy, and Latino civic engagement in central California.
- Co-editor, Oaxacalifornian Reporting Team, Voices of Indigenous Oaxacan Youth in the Central Valley: Creating Our Sense of Belonging in California, UC Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California, 2013.
- "State Power and Clientelism: Eight Propositions for Discussion,” in Tina Hilgers, ed., Clientelism in Everyday Latin American Politics, Palgrave, 2012.
- Co-author, “Proporcionar transparencia ¿Hasta qué punto responde el gobierno mexicano a las solicitudes de información pública?” Gestión y política pública, 20(1), 2011.
- Co-editor, Subsidizing Inequality: Mexican Corn Policy Since NAFTA, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars/CIDE/UC Santa Cruz, 2010.
- Co-editor, Context Matters: Latino Civic Engagement in Nine U.S. Cities, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2010.
- Co-author, “Rural Democratization in Mexico’s Deep South: Grassroots Right-to-Know Campaigns in Guerrero,” Journal of Peasant Studies, 36(2), 2009.
- Co-author, “Migrant Organization and Hometown Impacts in Rural Mexico,” Journal of Agrarian Change, 8(2-3), May, 2008.
- Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico, Oxford University Press, 2007.
- Co-editor, Mexico’s Right-to-Know Reforms: Civil Society Perspectives, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars/Fundar, 2007.
Honors, Awards, and Fellowships
- LASA/OXFAM 2004 Martin Diskin Memorial Lectureship
- Co-editor, Subsidios al Campo, 3.0 version to launch September 2013.