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PhD Student Naya Jones Wins Research Grant from Association of American Geographers

Posted: April 16, 2013

The Department of Geography and the Environment is pleased to congratulate Naya Jones on receiving a Dissertation Research Grant from the Association of American Geographers. Selected proposals demonstrated high standards of scholarship, and represented a broad spectrum of geographical specialties. For more information about AAG grants, visit

Naya is a PhD Candidate in the department. Her current research focuses on how self-identified African-American/Black youth navigate the local foodscape in the context of rapid gentrification.  For more information about Naya's research, visit


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