Jordan Francis (he/him) is the Elise Berkower Memorial Fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum. Jordan received his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2022, completing the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Concentration. While at Minnesota Law, Jordan cofounded the Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law Association, a student organization focused on helping students find careers in the field of privacy and data protection. He also served as a managing editor of the Minnesota Law Review, during which time his student note on international data protection was published. Following graduation, Jordan was awarded an IAPP Westin Scholar Award in recognition of his commitment to the field of privacy and data protection.
Prior to joining FPF, Jordan worked as a legal research fellow with the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law at Washington University in St. Louis. Through this fellowship, Jordan wrote scholarship, submitted comments on regulatory initiatives, and developed model legislation concerning the intersection of data privacy, digital trust, and loyalty.
Prior to law school, Jordan earned a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he double-majored in mathematics and economics. In his free time, Jordan is an avid soccer fan, collects vinyl records, and plays Dungeons & Dragons.