Trace arrived at Bucknell in 2008 from North Carolina where he received his M.A. from East Carolina University in International Studies and Security Studies as well as his B.A. in Government and History from Campbell University. Trace's international experiences include living and studying in Valparaíso, Chile along with various adventures through: Argentina, Austria, England, Scotland, Wales, Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, and the Dominican Republic. Currently, Trace advises students for the various social sciences and all summer programs.