As a Roger Arliner Young Marine Conservation Fellow, Jordan provides support to the Fishery Solutions Center as a whole, examining the socio-economic and cultural components of sustainable small-scale fisheries and fishery management. With a particular focus on women, indigenous groups, and other marginalized stakeholders, Jordan helps the Center better understand cultural contexts and norms which must be considered in order to produce equitable management solutions for all. In addition to his work within the FSC, Jordan serves on the Diversity Committee at EDF, aiming to promote a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion both internally and externally.
Jordan joins the FSC as a recent graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where he earned a B.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Science, with a concentration in Human Dimensions of the Environment. In addition to his passion for equity and environmental justice, Jordan enjoys dancing and eating great food, some of the best of which he enjoyed while studying abroad in Brazil. With an interest in people and diverse cultures, Brazil was only the first stop on Jordan’s journey to learn more about the world and how we can all prosper together and find solutions that work for us and the planet.