J.S.D. Candidate, Stanford Law School
Nicolás Torres-Echeverry is a J.S.D. candidate at Stanford Law School. He holds a B.A. & M.A in Economics and an LL.B. from Los Andes University in Colombia, and a J.S.M from Stanford University. His research adopts an interdisciplinary approach and combines quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate questions of law and society, political economy and political sociology. His recent research has been on state-building challenges in post-conflict settings, with a focus on Colombia. Before coming to Stanford, Nicolás worked as a researcher at the Center for the Study of Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia), and as a consultant for the Ministry of Justice in Colombia. Preceding this, he was a researcher at the Center for the Study of Economic Development (CEDE) of Los Andes University and a member of the Public Law Interest Clinic (GDIP). Throughout his professional trajectory, he has engaged in different discussions with the National Department of Planning, the Ministry of Justice and the Office of the High Commissioner for Peace to advise on public policy issues of administration of justice and state building policy in Colombia.
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