Dr. Paul Brink
Dr. Paul Brink is serving 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-Mary Bellamy is researching the Section 8 affordable housing program in The City of Lynn (Essex), MA.
Jordan-Mary Bellamy was born and raised in Washington, D.C. Bellamy’s dedication to serve her community allowed her to receive the Clarendon Scholarship at Gordon College, where she is currently a sophomore. Her passion for her city and politics inspired her to pursue an interdisciplinary program through the school’s Kenneth Pike Honors Program, in Culture and Political Philosophy. Her desire to play an active role in engaging public policy for the purpose of human flourishing has afforded her the opportunity to have internships in the Maryland House of Delegates with Delegate Mary-Beth Carozza, and at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) working in the office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations (CIR), and Environment America, where she provided support to close loopholes in the Clean Water Act.
Additionally,Bellamy was a cadet in the Civil Air Patrol, Tuskegee Squadron (CAP) and was promoted to serve as the Drug Demand Reduction Officer (DDRx). Bellamy represents the Gordon College community as an Executive Member for the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a Student Ambassador, an editor for the Academic Journal, Princemere, contributor to The Tartan, and a co-coordinator for LAUNCH (a professional development training offered to the student body). She also enjoys working at Balance Gym at the front-desk (part-time), playing guitar and watching Grey’s Anatomy with friends, reading biographies, cooking, and is an avid soccer player and enthusiast.