John Paul Jones III

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Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Geography and Development

PhD, Ohio State University, 1984

Professor, School of Geography and Development

Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (Affiliated Appointment)

Department of Gender and Women's Studies (Affiliated Appointment)

Director, Arizona in Oaxaca Study Abroad Program

John Paul Jones III is professor and head of the Department of Geography and Regional Development at the University of Arizona. Most of his research has addressed theories of social space, with particular attention to theoretical and methodological issues, such as the place of objectivity in social analysis, technical aspects of spatial modeling, and the geographic study of organizations, representations, identity, and resistance. He is the past editor of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers.