Jordy Barry is serving as a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Research and Innovation Fellow as part of the US Department of State’s Global Development Lab. She is a Master of Arts student in International Relations at Rutgers University. Previously, she completed her Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Political Science at Luther College. Her research emphases are gender and human rights as it pertains to the United Nations system, international law, and collective identity politics (gender, race, and class).
At Rutgers, Jordy is a fellow with the Eagleton Institute of Politics, where she engages in research with the Center on American Women and Politics. In addition, she is a nationally recognised speech and debate champion at the high school and collegiate level, and currently coaches high school students. Born and raised in New Zealand, she enjoys traveling and is passionate about learning about different cultures and customs.