Department of Geography and the Environment

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

Tue, 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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