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.
The structures, processes, and problems of urban areas
Second Major: African & African-American Studies
Sociology of Health
How life in global societies is related to illness and wellness
The geographical components to population processes
Barriers and opportunties for marginalized groups
L’Institut de Touraine
Diploma (DALF), Advanced French Language Studies
Bowling Green State University
Specializations: Quantitative Methodology, Demography