Evan Foggo is an international relations professional specializing regionally in China, the Middle East and the Post-Soviet space as well as in the practice of “Principled Negotiation” developed by the Harvard Project on Negotiation. Evan is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a 2011 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He executed his first post-graduation temporary duty assignment at the Joint Force Command Headquarters in Naples, Italy during NATO combat operations in Libya in the summer of 2011, where he facilitated communications between deployed units in the Gulf of Sidra on the Maritime Operations Watch Floor. After his naval career, Evan worked as a middle school history teacher at Norfolk Academy, a rigorous co-ed “Independent” School chartered in 1728 in Virginia.
In 2017, Evan enrolled at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Boston. In March 2019, Evan led a week long “INF/Strategic Stability” working group at 3rd MGIMO-Fletcher Conference on U.S.-Russian Relations in Moscow and, in May, he completed his studies and graduated with a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy with concentrations in Islamic Civilization and East Asian Affairs and a peer-reviewed thesis on the impact of the Angolan Civil War on the modern Angolan economy. Evan has authored this year’s SIMULEX scenario in coordination with Fletcher Security Studies Professor, Robert Pfaltzgraff.