Courtney is completing a Masters of Science in Political Psychology at Queen‘s University Belfast, with her dissertation focusing on the online rhetoric of the "Alt-Right" movement. She is the Course Representative for MSc Political Psychology at the university’s Student Council.
Courtney is a proud advocate for reproductive rights and acts at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Ambassador for Choice in Project Choice; a campaign in the Student’s Union. Courtney recently spent the summer in Washington DC interning for the Population Council, working on with the Policy division as well as Project SOAR. She also writes for international online youth political magazine "Vertias et Reformo".
Courtney is a proud member of The Green Party of Northern Ireland.