Project Title: What was Promised, What is Owed: A New Generation Makes the Case for Reparations
Elizabeth Jordie Davis, John Hopkins University
Dr. Elizabeth Jordie Davies is a postdoctoral scholar in the P3 Lab at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University. In 2023, she will join the faculty at the University of California Irvine as an Assistant Professor of Political Science. Jordie received her PhD in political science from the University of Chicago. Jordie’s research and writing interests include Black politics and political thought, US social movements, and Black feminism. Her research agenda focuses on the influence of social movements on political attitudes, activism, and political participation.
Jenn M. Jackson, Syracuse University
Jenn M. Jackson (they/them) is a queer, androgynous Black woman, an abolitionist, a lover of all Black people, and an Assistant Professor at Syracuse University in the Department of Political Science. Jackson’s research is in Black Politics with a focus on Black Feminist movements, racial threat, gender and sexuality, and political behavior. They are the author of the forthcoming book BLACK WOMEN TAUGHT US (Penguin Random House, 2022). Jackson has written peer-reviewed articles at Public Culture, Politics, Groups, and Identities, Social Science Quarterly, and the Journal of Women, Politics, and Policy. Jackson received their doctoral degree in Political Science at the University of Chicago in 2019.
David J. Knight, University of Chicago
David J. Knight is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago. His research sits at the intersection between mass incarceration, race and ethnicity, and social movements, with a focus on how imprisonment shapes Black political thought and action. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Ford Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation, and National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation.