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Dr. Jones is Professor with appointments in Sociology, Epidemiology, and Africana Studies at The George Washington University. Receiving degrees from Duke University and Bowling Green State University, he has published research on various different health outcomes. However, he focuses his research on the residential and neighborhood context in which individuals live as a way to understand health disparities among marginalized populations.


Dr. Jones is a sociologist and former board member of the Capital City Area Health Education Center, the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and the American Sociological Association. He is also a former city representative on the Washington DC Commission on African-American Affairs.

Currently, Dr. Jones serves on the National Advisory Committee for RWJF’s Evidence for Action (E4A) Program and the DC Policy Center’s Advisory Board. 

Antwan Jones



Urban Sociology

The structures, processes, and problems of urban areas


Duke University

BA, Sociology

Second Major: African & African-American Studies

Minor: Psychology

Sociology of Health

How life in global societies is related to illness and wellness

Spatial Demography

The geographical components to population processes

Race/Ethnic/Cultural Studies

Barriers and opportunties for marginalized groups


L’Institut de Touraine

Diploma (DALF), Advanced French Language Studies


Bowling Green State University

PhD, Sociology

Specializations: Quantitative Methodology, Demography

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