Assistant Professor & Graduate Director
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University
Office: 269-C DeVos
Criminal Justice Policy; Race, Gender, and Justice; Human Rights
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.
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
Dr. Jones areas of research interest are in Juvenile Justice, Race, Class, Gender and Justice, and Social Justice, specifically Human Trafficking.
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.