- BFA, Rhode Island School of Design
- MFA, Rhode Island School of Design
Jennifer Cole Phillips is professor of graduate and undergraduate graphic design at MICA, and principal of J. Cole Phillips Design. Before joining MICA's faculty, Phillips was a tenured associate professor in the graduate program in Publications Design at the University of Baltimore. She has an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Her work has been included in the annuals of Graphis Design, Graphis Poster, Print, the Art Director's Clubs of Metropolitan Washington and New York, AIGA 50, and the ACD 100 Show, among others. She served for eight years on the Board of Directors for the AIGA Baltimore.