Andrew Jones

Assistant Professor
Social Sciences
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Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Oregon, 2006 M.S. in Sociology, University of Oregon, 2003 M.S. in Social Science, Pittsburg State University, 1998 B.A. in Philosophy, University of Kansas, 1994
Areas of Expertise:
Environmental Sociology, Mass Media, Popular Culture, Political Economy, Political Sociology
Member of: National Social Science Association, Pacific Sociological Association, California Sociological Association, American Sociological Association, Union of Concerned Scientists.
Andrew Rhys Jones attained his M.S. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Oregon in March 2003 and September 2006, respectively (Dissertation title: How the media frame global warming: A harbinger of human extinction or endless summer fun”). He attained an M.S. in Social Science with an emphasis in political science from Pittsburg State University in July 1998 (Thesis title: “An analysis of global market capitalism in terms of economic liberalization and environmental resources”). He received his baccalaureate degree in philosophy from the University of Kansas in 1994 along with minors in history and English. He has been part of the sociology faculty at Fresno State since fall 2007, when he accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Sociology. He teaches courses in social theory, deviance, popular culture, contemporary social issues, environmental sociology and introduction to sociology. He currently serves as faculty adviser to the undergraduate Sociology Club and is the sociology department representative on the Academic Senate. He resides in Fresno with his two cats, Romulus and Remus.
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