Sarah E. Jones, Ph.D.

Sarah E. Jones, PhD
Assistant Professor
Schoonover Center 437

Specialization: Organizational Communication; Gender; Difference Studies; Critical-Qualitative Methods

Sarah E. Jones (Ph.D., Arizona State University) is an Assistant Professor at Ohio University where she studies the power and politics of gender in organizations. Her latest projects involve issues of organizing, membership, and commodification in the milk banking industry (i.e., the donation and exchange of breastmilk) for which she was a featured guest on WOUB's Defining Moments Podcast. Her work has been published in academic journals such as Management Communication Quarterly, Health Communication, and Feminist Pedagogy ; volumes such as Queer Communication Pedagogy: Intersectionality and Activism (2019) and the Routledge Handbook of Communication and Bullying (2019); and public outlets such as Utah Tech University's Red Rock Relationships podcast. Dr. Jones has been a certified facilitator with StoryScope: A Story Circles Project (an affiliate of the U.S. Department of Arts & Culture) and the Institute for Civil Dialogue for over five years, and regularly utilizes both in undergraduate curricula. She is a recent alum of OHIO's Bruning Teaching Academy and a member of the 2022-23 cohort of Leadership Athens County through the Athens County Foundation. Outside the office, Dr. Jones enjoys caring for her expansive garden and flock of chickens, re-learning piano, gourmet cooking, hunting for classic vinyls, and mountain biking. 

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