Dr. Robert L. Cord Memorial Archive

Robert L. Cord passed away on August 30, 2022. As the Matthews Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University for over 30 years, Dr. Cord was a pioneering scholar in Constitutional Law who had a transformative impact on the lives and the careers of many of his students. A leading national authority on the Establishment Clause, his research and writing elevated and enriched the learning experiences of his students.


We invite you to celebrate Professor Cord’s life in these ways:

● Submitting a testimonial for Professor Cord’s Online Memorial Archive (featured below) at [email protected].

● Consider donating to the Robert L. Cord Endowed Book Fund at Northeastern University in his honor to continue his legacy in helping students.

A photo of Robert Cord


Memorial Gallery