Jordan Ealey is a first year student in the Master of Arts Theatre and Performance Studies program. Jordan is a scholar and playwright, hailing from Atlanta, Georgia. Her research interests include black feminism and womanism in drama and pop culture as well as the intersection of black feminine identity and Southern culture through theatrical and cinematic storytelling. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and English, with departmental honors in both disciplines. Jordan also spent a year with Horizon Theatre Company as a Playwriting Apprentice, where three of her plays received workshop productions and development.