PROF. ANTWAN JONES

Antwan Jones is an Associate Professor of Sociology with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Africana Studies at The George Washington University. He writes and speaks on topics related to urban neighborhoods, population health, and racial & ethnic relations.

 

Dr. Jones conducts rigorous research to understand the relationship between where people live and a myriad of social outcomes - from chronic health conditions to the closeness that individuals feel to certain racial/ethnic groups. His research has received several awards, including the 2015 Young Trialist Award from Cardiovascular Clinical Trialists Forum.

 

He uses his research to contribute to public debates by blogging, writing newspaper editorials, and appearing on local & international news outlets.

Presentation of Latest Race & Ethnicity Research
American Public Health Association
Invited Speaker and
Panel Participant
American Academy of Health Behavior

UPCOMING EVENTS

Invited Discussant
 American Sociological Association

EMERGING RESEARCH

Diabetes in Central Appalachia

This study extends the results of a previous project, which explored individual and geographic predictors of a cardiovascular outcome, by focusing on a related comorbidity: diabetes.

Immigration, Neighborhood Environment, and Obesity Risk

This study extends the results of a previous project, which explored immigrant acculturation and child obesity risk, by analyzing neighborhood conditions.