Assistant Professor, International Development Studies, 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:

2015, June: In Press (co-authored with Bruno Charbonneau). "Defending Neoliberal Mali: French Military Intervention and the Management of Contested Political Narratives." In Where Has All the Peace Gone? The Politics of International Intervention. Eds, Florian Kuhn and Mandy Turner. New York: Routledge.


  • 2007–present
    Associate professor, International Development Studies