Jordie Davies is a second year doctoral student at the University of Chicago, studying American Politics and Political Theory. Her research interests include black politics, social movements, and political participation. She is interested in the ways new media enables marginalized groups to become involved in politics and public discourses. 

Jordie also enjoys writing about public policy. She has worked as a K-12 Education Policy Intern at The Century Foundation and is currently a Graduate Fellow at the Black Youth Project. 

Jordie received a BA in Political Science from Emory University, in Atlanta, GA, with a minor in Educational Studies.