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Stephanie D. Jones


B.A., Sociology, University of California, Merced; M.A., Sociology, Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Irvine


Somebody Blew Up Oakland: Dispossession as a Praxis of Racial Order

Thesis Advisor:

Ann Hironaka, Professor of Sociology and Damien Sojoyner, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine

Research Topic:

The fight for the Right to Housing in Oakland, California as a case study to the dispossession of Black geographies.


João Costa Vargas, Professor of Anthropology, and Dylan Rodriguez, Professor of Media & Cultural Studies, University of California, Riverside

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Africana Studies, Pitzer College

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