Professor of Sociology, Africana Studies, Epidemiology, and Public Policy & Public Administration
On leave: National Science Foundation
Dr. Antwan Jones is a Professor of Sociology (with courtesy appointments in Africana Studies, Epidemiology, and Public Policy & Public Administration) at The George Washington University. Receiving degrees from Duke University and Bowling Green State University, he has published research on various health outcomes. However, he focuses his research on the residential and neighborhood context in which individuals live to understand health disparities among marginalized populations, and he is particularly interested in child obesity and adult cardiovascular outcomes. 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, and he is a former member of the Washington DC Commission on African-American Affairs. Currently, Dr. Jones serves on the National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Evidence for Action (E4A) Program and the DC Policy Center’s Advisory Board.
More information about Professor Jones can be found on his website.