Title — Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office — Phillips 409C
Phone — 202-994-0266
E-mail — email@example.com
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.
B.A., Sociology and African & African American Studies, Duke University, 2004
M.A., Sociology, Bowling Green State University, 2007
Ph.D., Sociology, Bowling Green State University, 2010
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 how socio-environmental processes (e.g., segregation and neighborhood change) affect health and well-being during various stages of the life course.
More information about Professor Jones can be found here.
2013. Jones, Antwan. "Segregation and Cardiovascular Illness: The Role of Individual and Metropolitan Socioeconomic Status." Health and Place 22(1): 56-67.
2013. Jones, Antwan, Diana S. Grigsby-Toussaint and Jessica Kubo. "Black-White Residential Segregation and Diabetes Status: Results from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System." Open Journal of Preventive Medicine 3(2): 165-171.
2012. Jones, Antwan. "Disability, Health and Generation Status. How Hispanics in the US Fare in Late Life." Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 14(3): 467-474.
2011. Jones, Antwan. "Income, Homeownership and Residential Assorting among Latinos in the US." Advances in Applied Sociology 1(1): 1-12.
2010. Jones, Antwan, Angelika Gulbis and Elizabeth H. Baker. "Differences in Tobacco Use between Canada and the United States." International Journal of Public Health 55(3): 167-175.
2010. Jones, Antwan. "Stability of Men's Interracial First Unions: A Test of Educational Differentials and Cohabitation History." Journal of Family and Economic Issues 31(2): 241-256.
2008. Jones, Antwan and Franklin Goza. "Rural, Urban and Suburban Differences in Coronary Heart Disease among Blacks and Whites in the US." Journal of Biosocial Science 40(6): 895-909.
2006. Jones, Antwan. "Race and the 'I Have a Dream' Legacy: Exploring Predictors of Positive Civil Rights Attitudes." Journal of Black Studies 37(2): 193-208.
SOC 2101: Social Research Methods (undergraduate level)
SOC 2169: Urban Sociology (undergraduate level)
SOC 2179: Race and Minority Relations (undergraduate level)
SOC 6250: Urban Sociology (graduate level)