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Tonisha Jones

Professor Bailey

Assistant Professor

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University

Office: 269-C DeVos

Phone: 616-331-7187

E-mail: jontonis@gvsu.edu

Office Hours

Expertise

Criminal Justice Policy; Race, Gender, and Justice; Human Rights

About

Professor Jones has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Idaho and an instructor for Washington State University. Her areas of research interest are in Juvenile Justice, Race, Class, Gender and Justice, and Social Justice, specifically Human Trafficking. 

Courses Taught

Dr. Jones has taught courses in policing, corrections, juvenile justice, public administration, multicultural issues in the criminal justice system, and social justice.  Dr. Jones currently teaches:

  • CJ 101 Justice and Society
  • CJ 201 Criminology
  • CJ 350 Juvenile Justice Process
  • CJ 495 Issues in Criminal Justice
  • CJ 606 Research Methodology and Data Analysis
  • CJ 680 Special Topics

Research Interests

Dr. Jones areas of research interest are in Juvenile Justice, Race, Class, Gender and Justice, and Social Justice, specifically Human Trafficking.

Publications

Dr. Jones work has appeared in International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, Journal of Human Trafficking, Criminal Justice Studies, and The Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice.

In addition, Dr. Jones’ community-based research project titled “Kent County Sexual Violence Program and Resource Needs Assessment” was released July 2015.