Philip Cornell

Princeton University, Class of 2020

Phil is an Economics major pursuing certificates in Political Economy and Finance.

Interested in the intersection of politics and economics, as well as economic laws, Phil is a member of the Princeton FED Challenge team, which is how he really grew to be interested in economic policy. Phil will be working at the Board of Governors this summer as a Economic Research Intern in the Advanced Foreign Finance Department at the FED.

He now helps with research at Policy Punchline and wants to expand his practical knowledge by learning about real world experiences through the podcast.

Beyond the academics, Phil is very involved in the Residential College community and is an Residential College Adviser in Princeton’s Butler College. He is also an avid fan of intramural sports and sports in general, mainly rooting for those teams from his hometown Pittsburgh. He also likes to golf and can be reached at