Evan Barnard is a junior at the University of Georgia majoring in Ecology and International Affairs with a focus on environmental security and policy, and he plans to pursue a Master of International Affairs. Evan has conducted biogeochemistry research on soil organic matter and its effects on carbon sequestration and climate change. He currently researches environmental security and the intersection of the United States scientific and intelligence communities, recently completing an internship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in their Environmental Change and Security Program in Washington, D.C. He has studied Sustainability and Natural History in New Zealand and Australia, Ecotourism and Sustainability in Fiji, Environmental Journalism and Photography in Costa Rica, and Tropical Entomology in Ecuador. Evan is currently studying Environmental Politics and International Organization in Oxford, England. As a United Nations (UN) Youth Delegate, EarthEcho International Youth Leadership Council Member and One Young World Youth Ambassador, Evan strives to collaborate with global peers and create sustainable practices to support the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and ensure environmental security in countries around the world. In the little free time he finds, he loves playing fiddle and birding.
University of Georgia