Assistant Professor of Sociology
801 22nd St NW
Washington DC, 20052
Trained as a social demographer, Professor Jones specializes in issues relating to race/ethnicity, social class and health. As an urban sociologist, he is particularly concerned about socio-environmental processes (e.g., segregation and neighborhood change) that affect health and well-being during various stages of the life course.
More information about Professor Jones can be found on his website.
With Hiromi Ishizawa, Professor Jones received a publication grant from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the project, "Parental Acculturation and Child Obesity Risk."
Professor Jones received a two-year Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant for the project, "Residential Instability and Adolescent Obesity: The Role of the Built Environment."
Professor Jones is selected as a 2011-2012 Policy Research Scholar at the George Washington Institute of Public Policy for the project, "Childhood Residential Stability and Health: The Role of Neighborhood Resources."
With Diana Grigsby-Toussaint (University of Illinois), Professor Jones received a publication grant from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to conduct a GIS spatial analysis of the areas around all childcare facilities in central Illinois to determine how the social and built environment elevates child obesity risk.
PhD Bowling Green State University, 2010