Global Affairs + Specialization (offered through 2022), 2023
Christopher Jordan came to the Keough School from his most recent position with the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago, he conducted economic research and promoted bilateral trade and investment between Japan and the Midwest United States.
Christopher has worked in local government as an outreach coordinator for the office of US Representative Peter Roskam of Illinois. In this position, he deepened relationships with diaspora communities in Chicago’s western suburbs, assisting with issues relating to immigration and health care. He is interested in the study of language and culture and has lived and worked abroad as a middle school teacher in Taipei. Christopher studied politics, philosophy, and economics at Taylor University. As a master of global affairs student, he is the recipient of a Riley Fellowship.