Evelyn Farkas

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Journalist
Thu Dec 26 2019
By   Bishal

A Hardworking and very talented personality despite being Hungarian tone, she still manages to get one of the robust jobs in the world. She is known as Evelyn Farkas, a former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Journalist, and blogger.

She was born in Pennsylvania, the United States of America, with her three siblings. Farkas was a talented student from childhood and was very active in reading books. Evelyn graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and also gained a Master of Arts degree from the same college in 1991. 

Family and Married Life

Evelyn is of Hungarian descent. Due to her parents shifting from Hungary to the United States in 1956, she is an American Citizen. Later she learned different languages that include; French, German, Hindi, Bosnian, Serbo-Croatian. She grew up with her three siblings, and her younger sister Dr. Maria Farkas is an Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour. 

Evelyn with her college friends having fun
Image: Evelyn (fifth from right) with her college friends. 
Source: Pinterest

Working a dangerous job in the world, she is quite protective of her personal life; she has never shared any personal data with any media. Her married life and personal life are still unknown. She is maybe thinking of insecurities for her loved ones she hasn't shared anything towards the press.

Following the Footsteps of her Father

Dr. Evelyn is also an author by the profession she has written 183 pages book titling the Fractured States and U.S. Foreign Policy in 2003. Her father, Charles Farkas, is a well-known author who has written multiple books also has a double doctorate in law and political science.

Evelyn with her father, Charles Farkar in his 90th birthday
Image: Evelyn with her father, Charles Farkar, on his 90th birthday. 
Source: Hungarian Free Press

She is very close to her father. She often shares her photo photos on social sites. On 26th November 2015, she has posted her father photo on her Twitter account, wishing him 90th birthday.

The net worth of former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Being a staff of the various facility, Evelyn has earned a good amount of fortune. Her annual salary while working as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense was from $170,000 to $191,000, which is pretty good to continue with a healthy lifestyle. 

Her net worth has not been estimated yet. She is also a Blogger. Currently, she is active in contributing commentary to publications like The Washington Post and Politico. From which, surely, she earns a pretty good amount of fortune to live a healthy lifestyle.

Early Life

Being very active in reading and writing, she later got Doctor of Philosophy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She is now a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Board of Trustees of Franklin & Marshall College.

After her Ph.D. she has published many journal articles for many news. Later she worked with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe from 1996 to 1997. Evelyn served as a professor of international relations at the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College from 1997 to 2001. 

Other than that, she has also worked with famous journalists like Natasha Bertrand, Kristen Soltis Anderson, Julia Ioffe, and many more.

Evelyn Farkas during a talk show, Story in public square
Image: Evelyn Farkas during a talk show, Story in public square. 
Source: Pellcenter

She spends eight years working as a professional staff for the Senate Armed Services Committee. After that, she worked as executive director for Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism in 2008, who later published its report World at Risk.

Working as a Powerful Personality

After working for different facilities, she later worked as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for most powerful countries like; Eurasia, Russia, and Ukraine in 2010. Working as national security and foreign policy Evelyn Farkas has been very hardworking and dedicated her time towards her job; everyone was delighted by her work. 

But later She resigned from her position in 2015 due to her reason. After her resignation, many Politico reported that she is urging with the administration. However, she later stated that America should pay much attention to the countries that feel threatened by Russia.


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