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Angel Jones, Ph.D.

Dr. Angel Jones is an educator, activist, and critical race scholar with 15+ years of experience in K-12 and higher education. Her research explores the impact of racism on the mental health of Black students with a focus on racial microaggressions, Racial Battle Fatigue, and gendered-racism. She is currently a visiting assistant professor at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville in the Department of Educational Leadership. Dr. Jones is also a public scholar who uses social media as an educational tool to increase access to academic scholarship. 

Dr. Jones is also a proud first-generation college student who received a Ph.D. in Education from George Washington University with a focus on inequality in Higher Education. She also has an M.Ed. and Ed.S. in School Counseling from Georgia State University, as well as a B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University. She is also a Brooklyn native and proud Afro Latina.