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Fellow, Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy
Jonathan Morgenstein is a Senior National Security Policy Fellow at Third Way, a progressive think tank in Washington, DC. Prior to Third Way, he served as Senior Program Officer at the United States Institute of Peace. As Senior Program Officer, he conducted conflict resolution trainings around the world, including in Bosnia, Colombia, Darfur, and Iraq. Before USIP, he assessed the African Union's peacekeeping force in Darfur, Sudan, for Refugees International. Jonathan has served 18 years in the Marine Corps Reserves, currently holding the rank of Captain. (He does not speak for the US Marine Corps.) For the Marines, he has served, among other places: in the Hit-Haditha Euphrates corridor as an embedded Military Transition Team advisor to the Iraqi Army; in Ramadi, Iraq, as a Civil Affairs Officer; in Sarajevo, Bosnia, and at the Pentagon as an analyst for the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Jonathan graduated from Cornell University and earned two Master's degrees; in Teaching from the University of New Hampshire, and in International Policy Studies from Stanford University.