Class of 2022
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Jordan T. Lloyd graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Richmond and was both a Richmond Scholar and Oliver Hill Scholar. Jordan double majored in Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Studies as well as Global Studies, with a concentration in Development and Change. She also double minored in Anthropology and Luso-Brazilian Studies. During her undergraduate studies, Jordan attended universities and conducted research in Cuba, Argentina, and Brazil. In particular, Jordan worked as an assistant teacher for WeSpeak Social Project, a non-profit English language school in Salvador, Brazil. Her senior theses focused on the socio-economic history of domestic workers in Brazil and cross cultural analysis of Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Cuban religion and history.
After completing her undergraduate degree, Jordan began working as a Spanish and Portuguese researcher for Exiger Diligence, a due diligence firm in Silver Spring, Maryland. She also provides online tutoring services in Spanish, Test Prep., Writing, and Reading Comprehension doing business as The Young Professors. Jordan is currently a first-year student at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service where she is pursuing a Master's in Latin American Studies. After completing her master's degree, Jordan will continue her education through a doctoral program, likely in Latin-American Studies and International Education.
Concentration: Development and Political Economy
Research Area – Substantive: Diaspora Studies, Second Language Acquisition and Education Policy, Afro-Latino and Afro-Brazilian Socio-Economic Development
Research Area – Regional: Latin America and the Caribbean, Brazil and Luso-phone Africa