2017 Global Journalism Fellow
Jonathan Levinson is a trained EMT who taught himself photography while serving as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. After leaving the military, he received a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University where his research focused on non-state actors and identity. After graduate school, Jonathan worked in nuclear non-proliferation at the U.S. Department of Energy before dedicating himself full time to photojournalism. He has reported in the Middle East, Afghanistan, the United States, and Latin America. His work explores questions of shared experience and how people define themselves and their communities. His photographs have been featured in The Washington Post, Al Jazeera, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. He is currently based in Mexico City.