Katharine Jones

Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies

Katharine Jones

Katharine Jones

Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies

Education

PhD, Sociology, Rutgers University
MA, Sociology, Rutgers University
BA, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University
Certificate in Women’s Studies from Rutgers University 

Biography

Katharine Jones is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. She earned a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University, and an MA and PhD in Sociology from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She also earned a Certificate in Women’s Studies from Rutgers. She has published on the accents and identity negotiations of white English immigrants in the US, in her book Accent on Privilege (Temple University Press, 2001), and women’s responses to sexism and homophobia at English soccer matches. Her current research interests are: the intersections of gender, race, class and sexuality, as applied to English soccer fans; autoethnographies of the body, grief, and illness; feminist methodologies; and critical pedagogies. At Jefferson, She teaches courses about gender, race and class; globalization; citizenship; sport; and the United Kingdom. Katharine spent her childhood in the UK, Africa, and the Caribbean, and traveled widely because of her parents’ jobs.