Dr Jonathan Cinnamon
Lecturer in Human Geography


Jonathan Cinnamon is a lecturer in human geography. Broadly trained in the discipline, Jonathan is interested in health geographies, GIS, cities, data, and technology. He completed a BA with honours at Ryerson University in Toronto in 2007. In 2009 he received a MA from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, and in 2013 completed his PhD, also at SFU. Prior to starting his current position at Exeter in 2014, he was a visiting scholar at Ohio State University, funded by a postdoctoral award from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He was also a visiting scholar at Wits University in Johannesburg in 2017, funded by a fellowship from the South African National Research Foundation and UK Newton Fund.

Broad research specialisms:

  • geographic information science
  • critical GIS
  • critical data studies
  • digital geographies
  • health geographies 

Office Hours:

Term 1, weeks 1-5, 7-8 (Office hours in week 6 by appt. No office hrs weeks 9-12 as I'm on parental leave)

Tuesday 12:30-1:30 and Thursday 11:30-12:30




BA (Ryerson University)
MA (Simon Fraser University)
PhD (Simon Fraser University)

Contact details

Internal tel5318
Tel+44 (0) 1392 725318
AddressAmory Building
University of Exeter
Rennes Drive

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