TWU President 2006 - 2013
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow 2013 - present
Jonathan Raymond is a cross-cultural social psychologist. He earned his BA in Psychology from Asbury College and his MA in Social Psychology (1972) and PhD in Cross-Cultural Psychology (1975) both from the University of Kentucky. President Raymond served on the faculties of the University of Maryland (1975-76), Arizona State University (1976-1980) and the University of Hawaii (1980-1990). He was Dean of Faculty and Chief Academic Officer at Gordon College in Wenham, MA (1990-1993) and the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Greenville College (1994-1999) in Illinois. Most recently, Dr. Raymond served as President and Vice Chancellor at Booth College (1999-2006) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Raymond was a research scientist fellow at the National Institute of Mental Health (1972-73). While at the University of Hawaii, Dr. Raymond established and served as Director of the International Centre for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and taught epidemiology in the Graduate School of Public Health. During that time he was awarded tenure and promotion to full professor. In addition, in 1986 the royal family of Thailand awarded Dr. Raymond with a medal in recognition of his contribution to the health of the people of Thailand and Asia. Dr. Raymond has been associate editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health and a consulting editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. He is co-editor of The Salvation Army’s journal of theology and ministry, Word & Deed. Raymond has served with a variety of boards and organizations, including, The Salvation Army, Hawaii State Department of Health, U.S. Public Health Service, UNICEF, World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for Disease Control, and Arizona’s Office of the Governor. Dr. Raymond and his wife Irene have two children. Irene holds an MA and is a professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature.