Christie R. Jones is an Undergraduate Academic Advisor and Field Experience Coordinator with the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. She is also a doctoral candidate and an adjunct instructor. A scholar of race and conflict, her research focuses on Critical Race Theories and conflict analysis; narratives of dehumanization, resilience, and resistance in public discourse; and global representations of American Blackness. Her dissertation will use critical ethnography within the National Museum of African American History and Culture to explore narrative production in resistance to systematic dehumanization.
Prior to her doctoral studies, Ms. Jones had a fifteen year career in research and education program management gained with organizations such as the National Commission for the Structure of the Air Force; the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction; the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine; the International Association of Chiefs of Police; and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The daughter of a former U.S. Ambassador, Ms. Jones was raised in the Caribbean, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Western Europe and is trilingual (English, Spanish, French). She earned her Master of Science degree in Peace Operations Policy from George Mason University and her Bachelor of Arts from Bennett College.