Dr. Jonathan Grossman
Jonathan Grossman is a political scientist and historian specializing in diaspora politics, Israeli-Latin American relations, and qualitative methodology. Jonathan has a PhD in Romance and Latin American Studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was a visiting lecturer and postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Government and the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and a postdoctoral and teaching fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations at the Hebrew University.
Jonathan’s doctoral dissertation analyzes the relationship between Israel, the Brazilian military dictatorship, and the Jewish diaspora in the years 1964–1975. His current research interests include Israeli perceptions of and engagement with the Jewish diaspora, the rise of dual loyalty discourses and accusations against Jewish diasporas in the Americas; diasporas in authoritarian countries and their relations with their ethnic, national, or historical homelands; the use of digital research tools in the humanities and social sciences; and research transparency norms and practices.