Nicolas 'Cole' Graber-Mitchell graduated from Amherst College with a degree in Mathematics and Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought. Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Cole is an activist who has organized with progressive non-profits and campaigns. He has collaborated on multiple peer-reviewed published works, including a book on lethal injection's trajectory since the 1970s. Besides his activist and research work, Cole enjoys singing, programming, and playing soccer. As a Marshall Scholar, Cole will study community-building in the Middle East at Oxford University.