About the Authors

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Dr. Paul Brink

Dr. Paul Brink served as Jordan Bellamy's faculty advisor.

Dr. Brink is Professor of Political Science (Ph.D., Notre Dame) at Gordon College, in Wenham Massachusetts, where he has been teaching since 2006.  His teaching and research interests lie in political theory and comparative politics, and in particular theories of justice in pluralist societies.  Paul also co-directs the Jerusalem and Athens Forum, Gordon’s flagship Honors program, and he also serves on the board of Christians in Political Science, the national Christian learned society in political science.  Paul’s history with CPJ goes all the way back to 1991, when he attended a CPJ conference as an undergrad. 

Jordan Bellamy

Jordan-Mary Bellamy Jordan Bellamy is a rising junior at Gordon College where she is a Clarendon Scholar. Bellamy was born and raised in Washington, D.C. Her passion for her city and politics inspired her to pursue an interdisciplinary program in Culture and Political Philosophy through the Gordon's Kenneth Pike Honors Program. Bellamy has interned at the Maryland House of Delegates with Delegate Mary-Beth Carozza, at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) working in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations (CIR), and at Environment America. 

Additionally, Bellamy was the former Drug Demand Reduction Officer for the Civil Air Patrol, Tuskegee Squadron (CAP). Bellamy represents the Gordon College community as a Student Executive Member for the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a Student Ambassador, an editor for the Academic Journal, Princemere, and contributor to The Tartan. She also enjoys playing guitar and watching Grey’s Anatomy with friends, cooking, and is an avid soccer player and enthusiast.