Jordan Perry joined ELI as a Research Associate in August 2021. Her current work includes assisting with the Environmental Law Reporter and researching potential policy avenues to support natural infrastructure programs along the Mississippi River. Prior to joining ELI, Jordan conducted research on how to increase accessibility to cooling centers in Northern Manhattan with the Yale Clinic in Climate Justice, Climate Policy, Law, and Public Health and worked as an Environmental Justice Intern at Black Women for Wellness in Los Angeles. She grew up in Ojai, California and graduated from Yale University in 2021 with a BA in Environmental Studies. Her senior thesis focused on the United States’ federal practices for regulating endocrine-disrupting chemicals and their implications for human health as well as social and racial justice.