Jonathan Katz earned a BA from Wright State University (Ohio), an MA from the University of Manitoba and a PhD from UBC, all in philosophy.
He has mainly taught in the Department of Philosophy at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, from which he retired in 2014, for SFU's Department of Philosophy and in Kwantlen's TALK Program.
His doctoral thesis addressed some of the philosophical puzzles raised by the indeterminacy of modern physics. In addition to the philosophy of science, his interests include metaphysics and the philosophy of religion. He has published essays in all three areas.