Jonathan Matthew Smucker

Jonathan is co-founder and Executive Director of the new Popular Comms Institute. He has worked for over 25 years as a political organizer, campaigner, and strategist, and has trained thousands of organizers, campaigners, and social movement participants. He’s the co-founder of Lancaster Stands Up, Pennsylvania Stands Up, Common Defense, and Beyond the Choir, and author of Hegemony How-To: A Roadmap for Radicals.

Jonathan is a sociology PhD candidate at UC Berkeley. His research interests include political sociology, social movements, collective behavior, social psychology, populism, political parties, political realignment, and more.

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