As a sociologist, Dr. Jones is recognized for his expertise on inequality, the impact of unequal neighborhoods on health, and the implications of gentrification on community race relations. His appearances, public writings, and interviews are found on this page.

A copy of his press kit can be found here.


To contact or interview Dr. Jones, email or call Octavia M. Kelsey at (202) 994-6345.

October 15, 2016

As obesity rates increase in the United States, how much does the local context matter? In a study published in Health & Place, Antwan Jones examines the relationship between childhood residential moves (mobility) and the risk of obesity, and whether differences betwee...

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...

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 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!

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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