Hasher Nisar is majoring in Political Science and minoring in Religion at Middlebury College. His coursework and research focus on the media representations of religious groups, the integration difficulties facing minorities, and the relationship between the West and Islam. He is a Senior Fellow for Humanity in Action and has served as a member of the State Farm Youth Advisory Board and the Pearson Student Advisory Board. He is a Gates Millennium, Horatio Alger, Nordstrom, and Truman Scholar, respectively. As a Marshall Scholar, he plans to pursue the MPhil in Islamic Studies and History course at the University of Oxford.