Evan has a background in Multimedia Journalism and Marketing. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Journalism and a Minor in International Development from West Virginia University. He also holds a M.Sc. in Multimedia from Dublin City University. His prior professional experience includes tourism marketing in Europe and South America. Currently, he is studying at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals towards an M.A. in International Relations with a focus in conflict, threats and violence in global politics. Additionally, he volunteers at the Red Cross working with refugees in the Barcelona area.