Jordan McDowell is a third-year graduate student in the Academic Research Masters program in Psychology with an emphasis in Social Psychology.
Thesis: Prototypicality threat and Protest Framing on Support for BLM
Thesis Supervisor: Amber Gaffney
Her current research interests include Black psychology, minority influence, BLM, racism, prejudice, cultural appropriation. Her thesis looks at the effects of prototypicality threat and protest framing on BLM support. Jordan is especially interested in the ways in which mainstream society appropriates Black people and culture. She is also currently co-leading a Humboldt County-wide survey on policing and policing oversight (partnering with several agencies).