Jeremy Kasper is a United States Army Lieutenant Colonel and a PhD student in the LBJ School. He has deployed overseas multiple times over his 19-year career, and served in combat arms and policy support capacities. Jeremy’s interests include strategy and national security policy, and his current research focus is on institutional adaption and the role of the U.S. Army, U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Agency for International Development in planning and conducting post-combat operations. He is a prior graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point (B.S. in Political Science), and the College of Naval Command and Staff (M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies).