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Megan Jordan

Graduate Student

Megan L. Jordan, M.A. is an artist-activist-scholar in Nashville, TN. Megan is currently a PhD student of sociology at Vanderbilt University where she specializes in power dynamics and organizational culture. Megan is interested in the internal and external conflicts institutional activists face in the current political climate. In addition to being a PhD student of sociology, Megan is also a painter and data visualization artist. She began painting just after the 2016 presidential election. Prior to pursuing art, Megan worked as an organizer with the AFL-CIO in her home state of Alabama. Her paintings tell a story of the twisted internal endeavor of activism she has faced and continues to live. Megan employs her art as a tool to supplement her research and deepen its impact.