Jordan has published articles in TIME, the Huffington Post, America magazine, On Faith (formerly a blog of the Washington Post), Busted Halo, and the Indianapolis Star. She is a frequent contributor to the lay Catholic magazine, Commonweal. Her efforts to improve Muslim-Christian relations have been featured on an interview with American Catholic Radio, in the Catholic Herald, and in Georgetown University website. She has presented about her journeys into Islam and Catholicism at the 2012 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice and at two church venues in Indianapolis.
Jordan graduated in May 2013 from Georgetown where she majored in Culture and Politics in the School of Foreign Service. She spent over a year living in the country which bears her name, first as an undergraduate student, and then as a researcher funded by the State Department’s Fulbright U.S. Student Program. She has also worked for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs; interned at an Islamic advocacy organization; conducted research for Harvard’s Pluralism Project; served as the president of Georgetown’s student interfaith group; and interviewed President Obama as a youth reporter for the Indianapolis-based Y-Press.
Jordan grew up in Indianapolis and attended Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. Her parents are Maggie, a parent educator, and Tom, the president of Young & Laramore advertising agency. Her younger brother, Nick, is a junior at Boston College where he is a Presidential Scholar and Division 1 runner.
Her fiance, Chris Duffner, is a second year law student at the Georgetown University Law Center. Passionate about the injustice that often permeates the criminal justice system, Chris has worked for the D.C. Public Defender Service and anticipates a law career which serves marginalized individuals.