Derek Cooper is Managing Director of Thomas Institute. He earned an MBA in International Entrepreneurship and a PhD in the History of Religion. Dr. Cooper teaches widely in universities, seminaries, and churches. He is the author of 12 books and has visited nearly 70 countries.
Thomas Institute specializes in travel to lands connected to the Bible: Israel, Palestine, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Egypt, and Jordan. However, it also regularly leads groups to other leading destinations, including Asia, Europe, and Latin America.
Thomas Institute offers a variety of professional courses on many topics related to travel, history, culture, religion, and education through Udemy, Thinkific, and Teachable. It also offers an array of professional booklets through Thomas Institute Press.