Jonathan Abbamonte is a Senior Research Associate for the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation. He supports the work of the Center for Data Analysis by performing data analysis, research, coding, and statistical modeling.
Before joining Heritage, Jonathan was a Research Analyst at the Population Research Institute (PRI) conducting research on right to life issues, pro-family issues, population control, financial flows for international abortion NGOs, and human rights in foreign assistance programming. Before then, he had interned for the Family Research Council (FRC) and the Center for Family and Human Rights (C-FAM).
His areas of research include abortion statistics, sex-selective abortion, the Mexico City Policy, U.S. foreign assistance in the area of family planning and reproductive health, China’s one-child policy, population control in India, and efforts by United Nations treaty bodies to create soft-law international norms on abortion. He has researched sex-selective abortion in India extensively and is the author of the report Sex Selective Abortion in India: Estimates on the Occurrence of Sex-Selective Abortion in India and Some Possible Solutions to Eliminate the Practice.
His articles have appeared in The Washington Examiner, The Epoch Times, The Deccan Herald, LifeSiteNews, LifeNews, Townhall, Christian Post, Scroll.in, The American Thinker, Crisis Magazine, and others. He has done interviews for The Washington Times, AFA Radio, World Radio, and the China Daily USA.
Jonathan has a master's degree in Statistical Science from George Mason University and a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from The Catholic University of America.