Will Jones

Professor of History

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Personal profile

Research interests

  • History
  • race and class
  • social movements

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working class Social Sciences
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history Social Sciences
solidarity Social Sciences
historian Social Sciences

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Projects 2019 2020


Research Output 2000 2016

Report of the 2016 annual conference

Harper, S., Jones, W. P., Lieberwitz, R. L., Day, C. H. & Marcus, J., Jul 1 2016, In : Academe. 102, 4, p. 113-117 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The “void at the center of the story”: The Negro American labor council and the long civil rights movement

Jones, W. P., Jan 1 2015, Reframing Randolph: Labor, Black Freedom, and the Legacies of a Philip Randolph. New York University Press, p. 223-244 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

civil rights movement
1 Citation (Scopus)

The forgotten radical history of the march on washington

Jones, W. P., Apr 30 2013, In : Dissent. 60, 2, p. 74-79 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Fellowships, Honors, and Prizes

Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Fellows, Fall 2017

Colin P Agur (Recipient), Juliana Hu Pegues (Recipient), Will Jones (Recipient), Cristina Ortiz (Recipient), Lena C Gutekunst Palacios (Recipient) & Katherine W Scheil (Recipient), Sep 2017

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively