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Assistant Professor
641 Patterson Office Tower

Areas of Expertise

  • Perinatal Mental Health
  • Rural Social Work

Highlighted Publications

  • Jones, A. Post-Partum Help-seeking: The role of stigma and mental health literacy. Accepted to Maternal and Child Health Journal.
  • Jones, A., Walters, J., & Brown, A. (2021) Participant recruitment in social work: A social media approach. Social Work Research.

Current Projects

  • Social Workers Knowledge about Substance Exposed Pregnancies
  • Health Beliefs
  • Women’s decisions to receive the Covid-19 vaccine while pregnant

Alma Mater

  • The University of Tennessee – PhD
  • Florida State University – Master of Social Work
  • University of Montana – Bachelor of Arts

Get to Know Dr. Jones

Dr. Jones is a certified yoga instructor and the mother of three children. She identifies as a sports lover, hopeful gardener, and avid Harry Potter fan.