My name is Jonathan Graves, and I am an assistant professor of teaching and the majors program advisor at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver School of Economics. I am also a scholar at the Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, a teaching fellow at the Center for Community Engaged Learning, and core faculty at the Center for Computational Social Science.
On this website, you can find information regarding my teaching and research roles at UBC. This includes the courses I’ve taught and my approach to teaching. As one of UBC’s educational leadership faculty, I am particularly focused on enhancing the undergraduate experience for students at UBC. To learn more about me, you can check out my profile.
If you are a student!
If you are a student, welcome! I have created some resources which provide advice to students about majoring in Economics. I also to answer some frequently asked questions. If you can’t find an answer here, feel free to send me an email or drop by my office. Looking for a reference letter? You can find information in this section.
If you are looking for advice about majoring in economics or about your current economics major, you can find resources here. You can also find my contact information and how to schedule an advising appointment
If you are a faculty member!
If you are a faculty member, staff, or from another institution, welcome as well! You can find information about the kinds of work I do, and the topics I’m interested in. I am always open to collaborative and interdisciplinary partnerships with like-minded individuals. Feel free to send me an email or give me a call. You can also find links on this site to many of the different teaching tools I’ve created, and the seminars I’ve facilitated.
If you are a member of the public!
If you are a member of the public, welcome! I frequently work with community partners, either performing freelance research or as part of community engaged research/learning. If you’re interested in a partnership or other collaboration, send me an email! I also do media engagements, either in person or in writing. Please reach out and we can discuss your idea.