Brittni Jones

Brittni Jones

Education
Inducted in 2015

Brittni D. Jones is a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow and Danforth Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis. She is completing doctoral studies in the Department of Education in Arts & Sciences and is also a graduate student investigator with the Center for the Study of Regional Competitiveness in Science & Technology. Ms. Jones earned a B.A. degree in Biology, summa cum laude, from Fisk University. In May 2010, she was inducted into the Delta Chapter of Tennessee of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Her research interests include broadly the nexus of race, the learning pathway, and adolescent and young adult health and well-being. In her dissertation, Ms. Jones is examining the epidemiology and academic effects of hookah and other tobacco product use among African American college students. At Washington University, Ms. Jones has mentored undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate education through the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship-Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Mentoring Program and the Association of Black Students’ Feed My Sheep Mentoring Program.