Jonathan Wadley began teaching at Saddleback College in 2012. In his teaching career, he has designed and taught survey courses in every major subfield of political science. He has taught upper-division courses, as well, such as Food Politics in the USA and Women and World Politics. In 2009, he was recognized with an award for Best Graduate Student Teacher.
Jonathan received his PhD from the University of Florida. His dissertation examined the effects of anti-trafficking policies on migrant women in Europe. A chapter of it was published in an edited book titled Gender and International Security: Feminist Perspectives.
When not in class, Jonathan serves as the founder and CEO of America for Animals - a nonprofit organization that develops web and mobile apps to combat animal cruelty.