Dr. Jonathan Blake is Associate Director of Programs at the Berggruen Institute, where he directs the research projects and wider research agenda for the Planetary Program.
He previously worked at the RAND Corporation, Columbia Global Policy Initiative, and the Chumir Foundation. He is the author of Contentious Rituals: Parading the Nation in Northern Ireland (Oxford University Press, 2019) and a recently completed book, tentatively titled Children of a Modest Star: Governance for a Planetary Age, coauthored with Berggruen Institute Senior Vice President Nils Gilman.
He holds a B.A. in political science from UC Berkeley and a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University.