Khalil Sayegh is a Palestinian who moved to the U.S. less than two years ago and currently works as a research fellow at the Philos Project. Before that, for the last seven years, he has been involved in peace activism in Palestine, which included bringing Israeli and Palestinian young professionals and students together. Khalil has a B.A. in biblical studies from Bethlehem and an M.A. in comparative politics from  American University in D.C. in which he focused on the role of political parties in democratic transitions.