Jonathan Panter is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science at Columbia University. His primary field is International Relations, with interests in maritime power projection and military organizational practices.
Mr. Panter holds an M.Phil. (2020) and M.A. (2018) in Political Science from Columbia. He received his B.A. in Government from Cornell University in 2012, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Prior to attending Columbia, he served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy, deploying twice in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
Mr. Panter's dissertation project, entitled "Independent Steaming: How Peacetime Missions Shape Wartime Navies," examines whether navies' forward presence deployments in peacetime contribute to the development of effective organizational practices for combat operations.