Eva is a writer, teacher, and packer. Her book with and about outfitter, conservationist and packer Arndold "Smoke" Elser is coming out in Fall 2023 (Bison Books). She holds a Ph.D. in political science and teaches Wilderness Policy and Packing at the University of Montana, Missoula and International Security at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Her research on Europe and the Middle East was published as the book "The Will of Change" (Springer) and in several academic journals. As a Montana Master Naturalist and Interpretive Guide, she loves writing about being outside. Before moving to the U.S., she lived in Germany, Italy, and Morocco and speaks four languages. She lives with her husband, two kids, dogs and horses in Missoula, Montana.