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Cole Howerton

BRI Staff Team

Development Associate

Cole joined the Bill of Rights Institute as an intern in 2023. The son of a K-12 librarian, Cole is thrilled to continue his work at the Institute, where he can pay forward his passions for education, history, and civil discourse. Cole is responsible for ensuring the Development team has the tools needed to expand funding for BRI’s growing number of programs and initiatives.  

Cole is a recent graduate of Missouri State University’s Defense and Strategic Studies Master’s program, and earned his Bachelor’s with Distinction in History. He earned the university’s highest honor as a Citizen Scholar, spearheaded the creation of Missouri State’s History Club, volunteered as an intern for the United States Senate, and was a Graduate Fellow of the Rumsfeld Foundation.