Jonathan Rosenberg is a Professor of Political Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago where he teaches environmental politics and policy, global political economy, and international development.  From 1993 through 2014 he was a member of the political science faculty of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.  He also taught briefly at the University of California, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara campuses, and Whittier College.  His research interests span a wide range of topics related to the politics of economic development and environmental politics in Latin America and the Caribbean.  These include the effects of international development assistance on participatory methods of environmentally sustainable development, local and regional institutions for sustainable development, and accountability in global environmental governance.  He has also published on the political economy of oil in Alaska, Cuban political economy, and parties and interest groups in Mexican politics.

His has done field research in Grenada, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, Belize, Argentina and Washington D.C. leading to the publication of several articles, book chapters, and two co-authored  books on economic and political development and environmental politics and policy.  Dr. Rosenberg holds a BA in Political Science from Penn State University, and MA and PhD degrees in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.