Jonathan Wong is a an assistant policy analyst at RAND. His research at RAND focuses primarily on the organizational, budgetary, and policy relationships and trade-offs between major components of the Department of Defense. Additionally, Wong has contributed to RAND's research on intelligence policy, security force assistance, gender integration in the military, and military manpower issues.
Prior to RAND, Wong served in the United States Marine Corps as an infantry rifleman and as an infantry officer. Wong served in Iraq and in the Western Pacific.
Wong has a B.A. in political science from the University of California San Diego, an M.A. in security studies from Georgetown University, and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.
Matthew E. Boyer, Michael Shurkin, Jonathan P. Wong, Ryan Schwankhart, Adam Albrich, Matthew W. Lewis, Christopher G. Pernin, Assessing Conventional Army Demands and Requirements for Ultra-Light Tactical Mobility, RAND (RR-718-A), 2015
Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Jennie W. Wenger, Jennifer Kavanagh, Jonathan P. Wong, Gillian Oak, Thomas E. Trail, Todd Nichols, Implications of Integrating Women into the Marine Corps Infantry, RAND (RR-1103-USMC), 2015
Jonathan Wong, "Poltics and Professionalism: A Cautionary Note," Marine Corps Gazette, 94(12):69-70, 2010