How I Built This is a series from the Tikvah Fund, offered to the Tikvah Collegiate Forum. This series will explore what it takes to build an organization with a singular focus.
Robert Nicholson is President and Executive Director of The Philos Project. He holds a BA in Hebrew Studies from Binghamton University, and a JD and MA in Middle Eastern history from Syracuse University. A former U.S. Marine and a 2012-13 Tikvah Fellow, Robert founded Philos in 2014 to stimulate a new generation of religious and cultural exchange between the Near East and the West. Robert serves on the Board of Directors of Passages and the advisory board of In Defense of Christians. His written work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Mosaic, New York Post, Jerusalem Post, Newsweek, Providence, First Things, The Hill, and The American Interest.
Join us to hear Robert discuss why he founded The Philos Project, how he has led the organization to its current position, and how he sees Philos growing in the near future.