James Eggers is currently an officer in the Coast Guard, serving on a Direct Action Section for their Deployable Specialized Forces. James has an undergraduate degree in International Relations from Northeastern University, and a Master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania.
James was a member of Teach for America where he taught 9th and 10th grade special education. He also worked at the Leysin American School in Switzerland where he taught Creative Writing and SAT Prep. He is a recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship and has taught at the Federal University of Menias Gerias in Brazil. Additionally, he spent ~3 years as an education consultant prior to joining the Coast Guard.