Sociologist, Educator, writer, Activist

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Biography

  

Angela Jones is Associate Professor of Sociology at Farmingdale State College, State University of New York. Jones's research interests include: African American political thought and protest, gender, and sexuality. Jones is the author of Camming: Money, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Industry (NYU Press, forthcoming) and African American Civil Rights: Early Activism and the Niagara Movement (Praeger, 2011). She is a co-editor of the three volume After Marriage Equality book series (Routledge, 2018). Jones has also edited two other anthologies: The Modern African American Political Thought Reader: From David Walker to Barack Obama (Routledge, 2012), and A Critical Inquiry into Queer Utopias (Palgrave, 2013). She is also the author of numerous scholarly articles, which have been published in peer-reviewed journals.