Ethan currently works as program manager at the New York office of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. He formerly worked for The Working World cooperative loan fund in Buenos Aires and New York City, and he remains active with this organization as the chairperson of its board. His M.A. thesis in International Relations examined U.S. foreign policy towards Bolivia under Evo Morales, and he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the New School, with a focus on trade policy.