- Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Areas of Interest
- Professor Jones works in the area of ancient technology, environmental history, and cultural landscape.
- As a field archaeologist, Professor Jones has done fieldwork at Gritille Hoyuk and Gordion (Turkey), at Carthage (Tunisia) and at Eleon (Greece). She serves as a glass specialist for excavations at el-Lejjun, Aqaba, and Humayma (Jordan) and Gordion.
- Egyptian, Greek, and Roman archaeology
- Ancient technology
- Preindustrial environmental history
- The age of Alexander the Great
- Hellenistic history and culture
- Ancient technology, particularly ancient glass production
- Cultural landscape
"Core-Formed Vessels from Gordion, Central Turkey (First Millennium BCE): Chemical Investigations of Archaeological Questions," with W. Reade and K. Privat, in Annales du 19e Congrès de l'Association pour l'Histoire du Verre, Piran, Slovenia, 2015.
"Landscapes are Ruins: Understanding Site Environmental History through Landscape Biography" with B. Marsh in O. Harmanşah, ed., Of Rocks and Water: Towards an Archaeology of Place. Joukowsky Institute Publications 5. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2014.
"Glass," Ch. 14 in J.P. Oleson and R. Schick, Humayma, Excavation Project 2: Nabataean Campground and Necropolis, Byzantine Churches, and Early Islamic Domestic Structures. American Schools of Oriental Research, Archaeological Reports 18, Boston, 2013.