Jonathan A Fox

TitleProfessor Emeritus
DivisionSocial Sciences Division
DepartmentLatin American & Latino Studies,
Merrill College,
College Nine
AffiliationsChicano Latino Research Center,
Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California,
Environmental Studies Department
Phone831-459-5897
Email
FAX831-459-3125
Web Site Online publications
OfficeMerrill Academic, room 32
Campus Mail StopMerrill Faculty Services
Mail1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA
95064
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Research Interests

Democratization, transparency & accountability, transnational civil society, migration, civic and political participation, race and ethnicity, advocacy coalitions & networks, social & environmental policy, [Field research experience: Mexico, Brazil, Philippines, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Chile, California, Washington, D.C.]

Biography, Education and Training

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Ph.D. in Political Science, 1981-1986

Princeton University: B.A. in Politics, East Asian Studies minor, University Scholar, summa cum laude, 1976-1980

Honors, Awards and Grants

> Adaljira Sosa-Riddell Mentoring Award, for Exemplary Mentoring of Latino/a Graduate Students in Political Science, presented by the APSA Committee on the Status of Latinos and Latinas in the Profession, 2013

> "Recognition" 15th Anniversary Assembly, National Association of Marketing Enterprises (ANEC), Mexico City (2010)

> Hewlett Foundation, Global Development Program (2005-2013)

> LASA/OXFAM Martin Diskin Memorial Lectureship (2004)

> Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2004-2005)

Rockefeller Foundation (2002-2003, 2004-2005)

> “Bastón de mando,” Oaxacan Indigenous Binational Front, Fresno, California, 2002

Ford Foundation (2000-2003, 2001-2002, 2003-2004)

“Bastón de mando,” San Miguel Tlacotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, April, 1999

University of California, MEXUS (1997-1998, 1998-1999, 2003, 2004-2005)

MacArthur Foundation (1995, 1997-1998, 2001)

Council on Foreign Relations, International Affairs Fellowship (1995-96)

C.S. Mott Foundation (1994, 2000-2001)

Social Science Research Council (1989, 1993, 1995)

Institute for the Study of World Politics, Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (1986)

Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, Research Fellowship (1985-86)

Inter-American Foundation, Doctoral Field Research Fellowship (1984-85)

Selected Publications


Selected Presentations


  • http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2010/09/18/malgasto.html "Siete mitos sobre subsidios agricolas," presented at the Economics Dept., UNAM, Mexico City, Sept, 2010

  • http://www.clas.berkeley.edu/Publications/Review/Fall2008/pdf/BRLAS-Fall2008-Fox.pdf “Mexico's Right-to-Know Reforms: Testing the Transition,” presented at the University of California, Berkeley, Center for Latin American Studies, Sept., 2008

  • http://www.wilsoncenter.org/publication/today-we-march-tomorrow-we-vote-latino-migrant-civic-engagement-la "Future Directions," presented at "Today We March, Tomorrow We Vote: Latino Immigrant Civic Participation in Los Angeles," Center for Labor Research and Education, University of California, Los Angeles, May, 2008

  • http://www.seminarioprotecciondeprogramas.org.mx/ponencias/Conference_Paper_Jonathan_Fox.pdf "El acceso a la rendicion de cuentas: Voces individuales o colectivos?," presented at Semi nario Internacional "Candados y Derechos: Proteccion de Programas Sociales y Construccion de Ciudadania," Mexico City, United Nations Development Program, April 2007

  • http://escholarship.org/uc/item/9wn0j4fk "Mapping Mexican Migrant Civil Society," presented at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Nov., 2005

  • http://escholarship.org/uc/item/6f2225fp “Repensar lo rural ante la globalización: La sociedad civil migrante,” Conferencia Magistral, Asociación Mexicana de Estudios Rurales, Quinto Congreso, Oaxaca, May, 2005

  • http://escholarship.org/uc/item/65c0g8kw “Lessons from Action-Research Partnerships” LASA/OXFAM Martin Diskin Memorial Lecture, Latin American Studies Association, XXV Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada, October, 2004

  • http://www.yale.edu/agrarianstudies/colloqpapers/FoxYale2004.pdf "Reframing Mexican Migration as a Multi-Ethnic Process," Presented to the Yale Agrarian Studies Colloquim, Oct., 2004

  • http://escholarship.org/uc/item/12p8k2k9 "Advocacy Research and the World Bank: Propositions for Discussion,” presented at the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco,California, Nov. 2000

  • http://escholarship.org/uc/item/07s6x64j "Vertically Integrated Civil Society Policy Monitoring: A Tool for Civil Society Advocacy," presented at MacArthur Foundation Mexico Fellows meeting, Hacienda Jurica, Qto, 1997


Courses Taught

LALS 194S: La crisis del campo mexicano (undergraduate seminar, taught in Spanish)
LALS 148: Action-Research (new course)
LALS 220: Transnational Civil Society: Limits and Possibilities (graduate seminar)
LALS/POL 243: Comparative Methods (graduate seminar, new course)
LALS 190: Field Internships
LALS 100A/W: Politics and Society: Concepts and Methods (core course)
LALS 199F: Directed Readings
LALS 80D: Political Change in Mexico