Jonathan Yonan, M.St., D.Phil.

Affiliated Scholar
Eastern University

Jonathan Yonan is Associate Professor of History and Dean of the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University. Before coming to Eastern, he taught at Temple, Villanova, Immaculata, and Oxford Universities, and taught high school English in suburban Philadelphia. Yonan earned his D. Phil. and M.St. in Theology, Ecclesiastical History from St. Cross College of the University of Oxford, and a B.A. from Gordon College.

His research focuses on mainly two fields: 18th Century Church History and the Philosophy of Education. His scholarship has appeared in edited volumes as well as The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, The Journal of the History of Sexuality, The Journal of Moravian History, among other periodicals.

Yonan is widely published in both the field of church history and the philosophy of education. He has lectured on these subjects in North America, Britain, Ireland, and Europe.