Alschech, Jonathan

PhD (Tel Aviv University); PhD (University of Toronto) Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
Email: Cell:
  • Prince George


Dr. Jonathan Alschech holds a Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Toronto as well as a Ph.D. in History from Tel Aviv University, Israel. Dr. Alschech’s research interests and publications include the transformative memorialization of genocide and apartheid, racial, sexual and gender violence and inequality, and unstably-housed men experiences of fatherhood and precarious parental involvement. Dr. Alschech has practice experience with incarcerated men and Palestinian political prisoners in Israel, young men experiencing racial discrimination and violence in South Africa, and street-involved youth and convicted sex offenders in Ontario, Canada.

Research and Expertise

Research Fields:
  • Community
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • History
  • Human Rights
  • Social Work
  • Youth
Areas of Expertise:

Sex work; Homelessness; Forensic social work; Sexual offenders; Fatherhood; Human Rights and International Law; Apartheid; South-Africa; Israel-Palestine

Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Hebrew
Currently accepting graduate students
Supervises in:
  • MA Social Work
  • MA History
  • MA International Studies
  • MA Gender Studies
Available to be contacted by the media as a subject matter expert