Jonathan is a fifth-year Ph.D. Candidate in Public Administration. He received his master's degree in Public Administration with focuses on Public Policy and Science and Technology Management from American University, and a bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences at Florida State University. His research interests include institutions, transportation, and regional intergovernmental organizations (RIGOs). Jonathan will be finishing up his dissertation this year on regional institutions and hopes to enter the academic job market in the coming year.
Jonathan has worked in various levels of leadership, working with Florida State's Dance Marathon for three years, as well as being the president of the Graduate Leadership Council at American University where he represented all graduate voices to the board of trustees at AU. Jonathan currently is the organizing chair at the Graduate Assistants United Florida State Chapter where he helps in organizing events to maintain and gain new members to the union.
Jonathan also has worked in various non-profits and government institutions including: interning at the U.S. PIRG where he has helped in creating the 2013 "Trouble in Toyland" report; interning at the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency helping process FOIA requests and other Emergency Management Tasks including major events (Fourth of July, Memorial Day); and connecting locals to proper government services working under Debbie Wasserman Schultz in Pembroke Pines, FL.
Jonathan Lubin hopes to graduate from Florida State with his doctorate and going on to future academic or practical areas in public administration.