Trevor Wallace is an expedition filmmaker and Vice President of Research and Education at the Explorers Club. His films focus on expanding human curiosity about the wild and remote corners of the world. He collaborates with scientists, archaeologists, and communities to document stories of the human spirit present and past.
Currently in his role as Vice President of Research and Education at The Explorers Club, he manages and oversees all of the grant programs which amount to over 1 million dollars in fieldwork funding annually. He also serves as the chair of the Education Committee, a member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, as well as the Rolex Watch Selection Committee.
For the past 5 years he has been working with Dr. Gino Caspari on the archaeological docu-series Frozen Corpses Golden Treasures, which is set to be released in 2021. In 2018 he was awarded the 'New Explorer of the Year' alongside Dr. Caspari, and other awardees Apollo Astronaut Capt. Jim Lovell, Dr. Edith Widder, David Dolan and Jeff Bezos.
Trevor was lucky enough to have the support of organizations like Students on Ice, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Jane Goodall Foundation that gave him the opportunity to do projects through scholarships and grants. Before the age of 21 he was able to travel to all 7 continents pursuing research and fieldwork on indigenous identity and the environment.
After college he began focusing on how to pass on these types of opportunities to the next generation of explorers. He was a 2013 Teach for America Corps member in the Greater Boston Area, teaching social studies, technology, and art in Spanish at the Rafael Hernández two-way bilingual school. He earned a Masters in Education at Boston University in teaching and curriculum. He is now on the Students on Ice Scholarship Selection Committee that gave him the chance to travel to Antarctica and shoot his first film. He was a founding member of the Adventure Canada Young Explorers Program and worked as expedition staff from 2016-2018. In 2019 Trevor was a guest professor teaching a semester long documentary course for Sarah Lawrence College in their Cinema SLC program.
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