Roger Hertog

Roger Hertog is president of the Hertog Foundation and chairman of the Tikvah Fund. One of the founding partners of the investment research and management firm Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., which he joined in 1968, Mr. Hertog served as the firm’s president before its merger with Alliance Capital Management in 2000. In 2006 he retired from the successor company, AllianceBernstein, and is currently vice-chairman emeritus.

An alumnus of the City College of New York, Mr. Hertog was previously chairman of The New-York Historical Society and The Manhattan Institute; he has also served on the boards of the American Enterprise Institute, the New York Philharmonic, the New York Public Library, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, and the Washington Institute for Near-East Policy. In 2007, Mr. Hertog was awarded the National Humanities Medal in recognition of his philanthropic efforts. In 2010 he received the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership.

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Cheryl Miller


Cheryl Miller is director at the Hertog Foundation. Previously, she served as program manager at the American Enterprise Institute and as head news clerk and editorial researcher at The New York Times.

Ann Artz

Associate Director

Ann Artz is Associate Director of the Hertog Foundation. She is an alumna of the 2015 Hertog Political Studies Program. She graduated from the University of Dallas with a B.A.s in English and Politics. She is currently writing her dissertation on early modern rhetoric and poetics at the Catholic University of America.

Neco Donohue

Program Manager

Neco Donohue is the program manager at the Hertog Foundation. He is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. with a degree in Political Science: Political Theory & Legal Studies, and a certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies. He is an alum of previous Hertog Weekend Seminars, Advanced Institutes, and the 2020 Political Studies Program.

Sydney Fuqua

Development Associate, Institute for the Study of War

Sydney Fuqua is the Business Operations & Development Associate at ISW. Prior to joining ISW, she was program manager for the Hertog Foundation where she spent four years running logistics for their educational programs and events. Sydney graduated from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics. A veteran of multiple campaign cycles, she spent most of 2014 on a gubernatorial race.

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A . . . crash course in political theory. Attendees discuss authors like Aristotle, James Madison, and Leo Strauss and hear lectures by scholars and policy experts.

Inspiring young people to write the next chapter in the American story.

At Hertog’s selective summer schools . . . students divide their time between studying statecraft and meeting with some of the actual practitioners of statecraft, including Henry Kissinger, Gen. Jack Keane, and Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren, to name a few.

Colleges and universities charge tuition so students can learn with professors. Hertog . . . pays students to learn with some of the finest teachers in the country.

Introduces students at a high level [to] political philosophy, American political thought, American politics, foreign policy – a kind of study that really is hard to come by at the universities.

The Foundation’s fellowship programs for undergraduates and recent graduates combine theory and practice and are taught by distinguished faculty. . . . The Hertog Foundation is working to ensure that America’s principles and practices stay alive for generations to come.

Liberal education ought to be liberating. . . . [Programs like Hertog] expos[e] students to the philosophical foundations of our civilization and our republic.

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