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African American Studies

Aundrey Jones

Aundrey Jones

Assistant Professor of African American Studies

African American Studies

Education

University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA, Summer 2021
Doctor of Philosophy, Ethnic Studies
Dissertation Title: Dreams Eclipsed: Culture and Warfare in Black Los Angeles
Dissertation Advisors: Dayo Gore and Daniel Widener

University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA, Fall 2016
Master of Arts, Ethnic Studies

University of California, Riverside Riverside, CA, June 2014
Bachelor of Arts, African-American Studies

Research Interests

Black/African-American Studies; Critical Race/Ethnic Studies; Carceral Studies; Gender Studies; Cultural Studies; California History

Awards and Honors

Institute for Arts and Humanities (IAH) Dissertation Workshop and Fellowship (Fall ’19)

Black Studies Project Research Fellowship (Fall ’19)

International Institute Summer Research Travel Grant (Summer ’18)

San Diego Fellowship (Fall '14)

Academic Excellence Award: African American Studies (Spring ’14)

Dean's Honor List (Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Fall 2013)

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal:

  • “Next STEP: A Comparative Examination of Gang Profiling and Databasing between Sacramento and San Diego, CA,” co-authored with Cid Martinez (University of San Diego) in Antipode (upcoming 2021)

Public Scholarship:

  • “No Pain of Our Own” in Propter Nos1 (Fall ’16)
Presentations and Talks

“Law Enforcement Violence as a Public Health Issue” Ending Police Violence Conference. San Diego, CA. 12 November 2018. American Public Health Association (APHA)

“Penitentiary Bound: Militarism and Gang Injunctions in California.” Indianapolis, ID. 5 October 2018. Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference (ASALH)

“Policing, Gang Injunctions, and Community Education in Southeast San Diego” Vancouver, British Columbia. 24 June 2018. Critical Ethnic Studies Association Conference (CESA)

“Policing, Gang Injunctions, and Community Education in Southeast San Diego” Chicago, IL. 12 November 2017. American Studies Association Conference (ASA)

“Captivity and Policing in Southern California” San Diego, CA. 4 November 2017. Western Historical Association Conference (WHA)

“Remembering Asuncion Nochixtlan: State Violence, Building Bridges, and Global Struggles of Resistance.” (panelist) 10 April 2017. University of California, San Diego.

“Beyond ‘Books Not Bars’: Impossibility/Possibility in the University-Prison Dichotomy” University of Toronto. 8-11 October 2015. American Studies Association Conference (ASA)

“Abolition 101: What is Prison Abolition?” University of California, San Diego. La Jolla, CA. 22 January 2015. Workshop presentation for Students Against Mass Incarceration (S.A.M.I.)

“A Radical Critique of the Genealogy and Expansion of Policing in the United States.” Miami Dadeland Marriot Hotel. 9 March 2014. National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) 38th Annual Conference.

“Prison Industrial Complex 101.” University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA. 17 November 2013. Co-facilitator at the Students of Color Conference (SOCC).

“A Radical Critique of the Genealogy and Expansion of Policing in the United States.” University of California, Riverside. Riverside, CA. 16 August 2013. Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program (MSRIP).

Service and Programming

Graduate Program Department Internal Review Committee Chair (Spring 2018)                                                               

Ethnic Studies Graduate Student Research Assistant (Spring – Fall 2018)

History Graduate Student Research Assistant (Summer 2018)

Affiliations

Critical Ethnic Studies Association (CESA)                                                                                       

Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)                                     

American Studies Association (ASA)