Adrienne Jones, PH.D.
Dr. Adrienne Jones is an assistant trofessor at Morehouse College. Dr. Jones holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the City University of New York Graduate Center, and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on the history and politics of black Americans and on public policy issues related to the black experience. Her doctoral dissertation, The Voting Rights Act Under Siege: The Development of the Influence of Colorblind Conservatism on the Federal Government and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, is currently being excerpted for journal publication. Her first article, When Yes Means No: GOP Congressional Strategy and the Reauthorization of the VRA in 2006, is published in the July 2018 edition of The Forum. Her second article, about the U.S. presidential, “counter-enforcement,” of the VRA has been accepted for publication by thePolitical Science Quarterly, and she is currently at work on an article that focuses on the Supreme Court and the development of the VRA jurisprudence. During the 2019 primary election season, Dr. Jones interviewed Presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Dr. Jones is an expert witness on issues of voter suppression and U.S. voting history and regularly speaks about voting rights and suppression with national and international news outlets. Jones’ expertise provides a unique perspective to discussions about the VRA, voting, black politics, history, and public policy.
Dr. M. Adrienne Jones: On Topic – Elections in Georgia
In this week’s On Topic installment, political science assistant professor and pre-law director Dr. M. Adrienne Jones discusses the importance of the highly competitive Georgia state elections that will directly impact decisions made at the federal level, including the potential overturn of Roe v. Wade.
ICW Public Scholarship Dr. Adrienne Jones | Morehouse College
Meet Prof. Adrienne Jones who is a Professor at Morehouse College and teaches courses in American politics, race and law. She also serves as the Morehouse College Pre-Law Director. Dr. Jones’s research broadly focuses on the history and politics of black Americans and on legal and public policy issues related to the black experience. Her doctoral dissertation, The Voting Rights Act Under Siege: The Development of the Influence of Colorblind Conservatism on the Federal Government and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, is currently being excerpted for journal publication. She is a regular contributor to the Telegraph Herald on issues of race and politics.
Change the Culture of Criminal Justice
On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, Gideon’s Promise executive director, Ilham Askia, joined a panel discussion after the screening of Crown Heights at Morehouse College. Other panelists included: Omar Jahwar, founder of Urban Specialists; Winfield Murray, director of moot court at Morehouse College; and Adrienne Jones, political science professor at Morehouse College, served as moderator. President Harold Martin of Morehouse; Dr. Michael Lomax, president and CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF); Colin Warner and his wife, Antoinette, were all special guests in attendance.