“My study of the World will have been barren and irresponsible if it has not equipped me and spurred me to do what I can - infinitesimal though the effect of my action may be - to help mankind to cure itself of some of the evil that, in my lifetime, I have seen human beings inflict on each other.” Arnold Toynbee, Experiences

Nick is a Presidential Fellow and PhD candidate at the University of Notre Dame. Nick has taught middle school, high school, and college. He has worked in the private sector and for senior military and government officials. His diverse experiences inform his belief that the academy should serve the public. A frequent public speaker, Nick specializes in simplifying complex concepts in accessible and interesting  ways. His research as a global historian is aimed at toning down heated rhetoric and clarifying public discourse on the often emotional intersection between religion and international affairs.