Jonathan Johnson is an Assistant Analyst on the international team at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, where he provides strategic advice to international political campaigns, governments, and organizations. Jonathan specializes in electoral strategy, political research, and cultural analysis in Central and Southern Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. While at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, Jonathan has worked on corporate, political, and issue advocacy projects in 15 countries and on 5 continents. Recently, he worked on Ireland’s marriage equality referendum and parliamentary elections and with the National Democratic Institute to foster national reconciliation in Iraq. His campaign experience includes country-wide referendums, local races, and national elections.
Before joining Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, Jonathan researched ethnic violence, public policy, and human rights policies as a Humanity in Action Fellow in Berlin, Germany and as a Public Policy Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College of Public Policy. As a Research Assistant at the University of Rochester, he also analyzed electoral strategies, ethnic politics, and counter-terrorism tactics in South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
Jonathan graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Rochester, where he earned a B.A. in Political Science and Anthropology, with highest distinction. He is currently in the process of re-learning French.