Jonathan Fortier

Academic Relations

Jonathan Fortier earned his MPhil and his doctorate at the University of Oxford where he worked on the idea of liberty and personal responsibility as they find expression in English literature. He is interested in the moral foundations of free markets and many other ideas central to understanding and protecting personal freedom and human flourishing (individual rights, private property, rule of law, spontaneous order, free speech, autonomy).  Jonathan was a Fellow with Liberty Fund for three years, taught at various Oxford Colleges and several Universities in North America and is a Senior Fellow with the Fraser Institute. In his spare time he is a triathlete, carpenter and backwoods canoe tripper.