Angela Zorro Medina


Angela Zorro Medina is a J.S.D. candidate at Yale Law School. Her research focuses on criminal law, criminal procedure, empirical legal studies, law and economics, and the sociology of law. Angela has served as a consultant to the Colombian Ministry of Justice and the Inter-American Bank of Development in projects related to prison conditions, criminal procedure, and economic development.

Prior to her doctoral studies at Yale, Angela worked at Centro de Estudios sobre Desarrollo Económico and Centro de Investigaciones Socio-Juridicas at Universidad de los Andes. She has also served as Professor of Law and Economics and Quantitative Methods at Universidad del Rosario and Universidad de la Sabana in Bogotá, Colombia, and has taught at Yale University as a Teaching Fellow. She holds an LL.M. from Yale Law School and an LL.B. and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes.

Doctoral Committee
Professors Tom R. Tyler (chair), Issa Kohler-Hausmann (reader), and Ian Ayres (reader).

Education
LL.M., Yale Law School, 2015
LL.B., Universidad de los Andes, 2013
B.A. (Economics), Universidad de los Andes, 2013