Jonathan’s research focuses on religion, regime change, and state formation. He studies topics such as the origins of early forms of democracy in Europe, state formation, religion’s impact on political change, and the causes of support for democratic regimes. His research aims to improve our understanding of the causes behind the spread of democracy and economic development.
Jonathan holds a PhD from the Department of Political Science at Aarhus University. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Copenhagen affiliated with the Castles: Tracing the origins and Consequences of the Modern State project, and an Assistant Professor at Aarhus University. He teaches courses related to quantitative methods, international relations, comparative politics, and political history.
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