Applying Schema.org on the user profile page for improved author authority on Google

First off, Schema.org is very well applied throughout the forums!

I would like to know however if it could be possible to give an ‘author’ some more authority for Google search results by also applying Schema.org to the profile page and additionally adding the possibility to link social media accounts to that profile.

There’s a Schema.org ProfilePage type which can be found here: ProfilePage - Schema.org Type

Not all will be necessary, but here’s some example markup of how it could be implemented:

<script type="application/ld+json">
{
    "@context" : "http://schema.org",
    "@type" : "ProfilePage",
    "mainEntity" : {
        "@type" : "Person",
        "name" : "Jane Doe",
        "givenName" : "Jane",
        "familyName" : "Doe",
        "email" : "jdoe@examplelaw.com",
        "telephone" : "9195555555",
        "jobTitle" : "Partner",
        "image" : "https://www.examplelaw.com/wp-content/examplelaw/2018/02/jane-doe.jpg",
        "url" : "https://www.examplelaw.com/attorney/jane-doe/",
        "worksFor": {
            "@type": "Organization",
            "name": "Example Law Firm",
            "url": "https://www.examplelaw.com/",
            "address": {
                "@type": "PostalAddress",
                "addressLocality": "Raleigh",
                "addressRegion": "NC",
                "postalCode": "27604",
                "streetAddress": "100 Main Street, Suite 201",
                "addressCountry": "USA"
            }
        },
        "gender": "female",
        "alumniOf": [
            {
                "@type" : "CollegeOrUniversity",
                "name" : "University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill"
            },
            {
                "@type" : "CollegeOrUniversity",
                "name" : "University of North Carolina School of Law"
            }
        ],
        "memberOf": [
            "North Carolina State Bar",
            "Wake County Bar",
            "North Carolina Board Certified Family Law Specialist",
            "Certified Parenting Coordinator",
            "NCDRC Certified Family Financial Mediator"
        ],
        "award": [
            "North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2018",
            "Business Leader Magazine, North Carolina Top Family Lawyer"
        ],
        "sameAs": [
            "https://www.facebook.com/JaneDoeAttorney/",
            "https://www.linkedin.com/in/jane-doe-attorney",
            "https://twitter.com/janedoeattorney"
        ]
    }
}
</script>

Where especially ‘sameAs’ would be a welcoming asset.

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By default, the profile page is prohibited from indexing, or am I confusing something?

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