Associate Professor, International Development Studies; Associate Dean, Menno Simons College, University of Winnipeg

Jonathan M. Sears approaches International Development Studies and Comparative Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa from a multi-disciplinary background in political studies, political theory, and anthropology..

As an External Researcher, Centre FrancoPaix for Conflict Resolution and Peace Missions; Raoul-Dandurand Chair of Strategic and Diplomatic Studies, University of Quebec at Montreal he contributes to the Stabilising Mali Project.

Recent Publications:

2019 Strengthening the Impact of Mali's Office of the Auditor General. .A Stabilizing Mali Project Policy brief. Centre FrancoPaix Montréal, https://dandurand.uqam.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019_02_11_Sears_policy-brief_EN.pdf
en français: Renforcer l'impact du Bureau du vérificateur général du Mali, février .https://dandurand.uqam.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019_02_11_Sears_note-de-politique_FR.pdf

2018 What do we pray for when we pray for peace? KAIROS Canada Spirited Reflection, June 24 https://www.kairoscanada.org/spirited-reflection-pray-pray-peace

2017. 'Unmet Hopes to Govern Mali's persistent Crisis.' Centre FrancoPaix A Stabilizing Mali Project Report. August. https://dandurand.uqam.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2017/10/Sears-Report-English.pdf;
en français: https://dandurand.uqam.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2017/10/Rapport-sears-fran%C3%A7ais.pdf

2016: (co-Authored with Bruno Charbonneau). "Defending Neoliberal Mali: French Military Intervention and the Management of Contested Political Narratives." In The Politics of International Intervention: The Tyranny of Peace. Eds, Florian Kuhn and Mandy Turner. New York: Routledge.

Experience

  • 2007–present
    Associate professor, International Development Studies