Jonah Bossewitch, PhD is an educator, technologist and author who He currently works at Harver (formerly pymetrics) as the Engineering Director. He also organizes around mental health issues and is part of the faculty at the Institute for the Development of Human Arts.

Jonah studied Communications at Columbia University and in 2016 defended his doctoral dissertation, Dangerous Gifts: Towards a New Wave of Psychiatric Resistance, which examines significant shifts in the politics of psychiatric resistance and mental health activism. He has been organizing around mental health issues for over a decade, and cares deeply about the environment, social justice and privacy.

He has over 20+ years of experience as a professional software architect, designer, and developer. He is an active free/open source contributor whose technical interests include ethical AI, algorithmic fairness, Linux, Python, Content/Learning Management, and Annotations. He loves to bike ride, travel, scuba dive, and play the bass. He earned a masters in Communication and Education at Teachers College (’07) and graduated  from Princeton University (’97) with a BA Cum Laude in Philosophy, and certificates in Computer Science and Cognitive Studies.

3 Responses to “About”

  1. February 3rd, 2008 | 6:20 pm

    […] Jonah Bossewitch had written up PLIP #136 (Plone improvement proposal) to get content licensing support native in […]

  2. King
    May 8th, 2009 | 1:02 am

    Whats up Light Brother
    How are you
    this is King.
    I got your book, its got some serious knowledge in it
    I want to return it to you
    When are you free
    What part of the city do you stay in?

    Travel Safe

  3. Bob Braxton
    January 19th, 2010 | 2:49 pm

    Just read your OLPC emailed essay on my msn account.

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