Jordan is Deaf from a large British Deaf family. He was research associate on the BSL Corpus Project from January 2009 until June 2011, and is currently working as a lecturer at Gallaudet University. Jordan took over from Sally as data collection co-ordinator, but was also responsible for annotation and analysis, working with Ramas Rentelis. He received his PhD from UCL in 2010. His thesis examined the production and perception of visual markers to boundaries in signed languages. His research interests inlcude the linguistics of signed languages, corpus-based approaches to sign language research, sociolinguistic variation in signed language and sign language prosody and how it is similar to and different from audio-visual prosody.