June 10, 2016

Dr. Jones was asked to provide some insights on what role the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations' New Connections program had on his academic career. Click the photo above to hear what he had to say!

May 22, 2016

Consider one mechanism: gentrification. What would teen pregnancy rates look like in neighborhoods that underwent or are currently going through widespread change? To be clear, gentrification is primarily a phenomenon in which upper class whites buy and renovate proper...

May 10, 2016

The data used by Amazon to determine where same-day delivery services will be most profitable is calculated without regard to race. Still, shocked readers were appalled to learn that people who paid the same amount for the Prime membership were denied access to the ser...

April 8, 2015

The larger structural injustices present in the labor market, as well as in other dynamics such as immigration policy and racial discrimination, play a role in determining who can engage in active lifestyles, which perpetuate a poorer and heavier underclass....

October 31, 2014

It is not just the poor who suffer. Those who have lost homes endure the greatest costs. But neighbors who have witnessed their property values decline may also be affected. And even those who live in what are currently healthy neighborhoods but in a city with some hig...

October 29, 2014

Latin America is responding in a way consistent with the global panic surrounding the virus. In the most extreme case, Colombia has been denying visas to anyone who visited several of these nations during the past month. But, leaders in this region recently met to offe...

October 1, 2014

In fact, residential instability – constant, unsettling relocation from one abode to another – affects many children and adolescents in America. A recent study found that an estimated 17% of children aged two to 18 years did not live in the same house across a given tw...

August 20, 2014

Dr. Jones was the in-studio expert for an episode of Special Report where the panel discussed (dubbed in Arabic) race relations and the recent events surrounding the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. Click on the photo to see the entire episode!

September 18, 2013

At a family reunion that I recently attended, I was approached by one of my distant cousins with a revelation that immediately stopped me in my tracks: “I need to lose weight.” What was troubling about the statement is that these words were spoken by a self-doubting, w...

July 24, 2012

"Gentrification creates a new opportunity for individuals to be victims and perpetrators of crime," said Antwan Jones, an assistant sociology professor at George Washington University. Click the photo above to read more!

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