Felipe Ford Cole

Felipe Ford Cole is a second year student in the department and a fourth year in Northwestern’s JD-PhD program. He studies the legal history of capitalism in the United States and Latin America across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Prior to graduate school, he earned a BA in history from New York University an MPhil in Latin American Studies from the University of Cambridge. He finished JD coursework at Northwestern Law in 2015.

While in law school he helped write two shadow reports for the UN Human Rights Committee as an intern at the Center for International Human Rights and worked as a Summer Associate at Hogan Lovells in the Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects group.