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Jonathan Kleist Donehower


Jonathan Kleist Donehower

Transatlantic Intern

Jonathan Kleist Donehower was a Transatlantic Intern at Ecologic for the Summer of 2006 from the United States. He interned in the Ecologic legal department and focused on climate and energy issues, including research on the Kyoto Protocol and its flexible mechanisms. His professional interests include international, environmental, and labor law. He has both American and German citizenship.

Jonathan interned at Ecologic after completing his first year at Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon (USA). He received his B.A. from Reed College, also in Portland, Oregon, in 2004. At Reed, he majored in religion, focusing on modern religious and German thought. While at Reed, he wrote a thesis, "Hope Beyond Hopelessness and Thomas Mann’s Doctor Faustus," which combined the theory and method of religious studies with the study of German literature. During 2002, he studied German at the Goethe Institute in Freiburg and Hamburg and traveled extensively throughout Europe.