Nicholas Trotto is an intern at CIRF. He is currently pursuing a BA in Political Science and a Certificate in Islamic World Studies at The Catholic University of America. Nicholas is originally from the Philadelphia area and when he is not working on his studies, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is also actively involved in the Arabic Club and has been studying the language for over four years. Nicholas is also passionate about history as well as expanding his knowledge of both Islam and the Middle East.