BIOGRAPHY

Antwan Jones is an Associate Professor of Sociology and of 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 former board member of the Capital City Area Health Education Center, the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and the American Sociological Association.

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

EDUCATION

RESEARCH AREAS

Urban Sociology

The structures, processes, and problems of urban areas

2000-2004

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

2005

L’Institut de Touraine

Diploma (DALF), Advanced French Language Studies

2005-2010

Bowling Green State University

PhD, Sociology

Specializations: Quantitative Methodology, Demography