Position title: Professor of Extension, Member of the Menominee Nation
Dr. Jones is an enrolled member of the Menominee Nation, a professor, as well as an organization development and tribal nations specialist with UW–Madison’s Division of Extension. She is also an affiliate faculty member with the Departments of American Indian Studies and Community and Environmental Sociology. Jones has worked with Extension for nearly 25 years, serving in multiple capacities including associate dean, special assistant to the dean for strategic directions, and as a community development educator based in Kenosha County. Jones specializes in participatory and community-based action research and co-leads the UW–Native Nations effort along with Omar Poler.