Current Scholar

Amy Jones

PhD Student, Sociology
Amy Jones
Academic Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison Location: Madison, Wisconsin Cohort Start Year: 2016
Research Topics: Behavioral and Mental Health, Violence and Trauma
Population Served: African-American/Black

FOCUS
Amy E. Jones’s research interests focus on understanding the effects on health and wellness for African-Americans in this canera of multiculturalism and diversity. She is in her first year of the doctoral program and is currently conducting an ethnography of a diversity scholarship organization and the lived experiences of the students. She plans to include a software app data collection component to her study to get real-time information about the effects on those providing diversity to a group, university or organization.

MORE ABOUT AMY
Amy E. Jones earned her undergraduate degree at Yale University in 2009 as a cognitive neuroscience and sociology major, and a master’s degree in Sociology from The University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016. Amy grew up in the Appalachian region in Kentucky and West Virginia.

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