Elizabeth Jordan-Davies - 2015-2016 Minority Fellowship Program
Elizabeth Davies

Elizabeth Jordan Davies is a senior at Emory University. She is majoring in political science, with a minor in educational studies. Elizabeth’s research interests include Black politics, social movements, and political participation. Currently, Elizabeth is completing a senior honors thesis in political science entitled "Protest, Politics, and Hashtag Activism," which considers how social media has become a political space for Black youth. Elizabeth is a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow, which is a research program funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation dedicated to increasing minority presence in academia. Elizabeth is in the second year of her fellowship and will present the results of her senior project in the spring.  Upon completion of her bachelor’s degree, Elizabeth plans to pursue graduate study in a political science PhD program. Elizabeth will seek an academic position at a university political science department after obtaining her PhD. She is committed to diversity of representation and study in political science.