Jordie Davies

Elizabeth “Jordie” Davies is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Chicago, studying American political behavior. Her research interests include Black politics, social movements, political participation, and political communication. Her research focuses on the influence of social movements and new media on political attitudes and participation. Jordie’s dissertation, “From Adherents to Activists: The Process of Social Movement Mobilization” examines the modes of social movement support and their participatory outcomes, breaking down the various paths to political activism in contemporary progressive and racial justice movements, with a special focus on the Movement for Black Lives.