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Ms. Loree D. Jones

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Phone: (856) ***-****  
Email: l***@***.edu
Local Address:  Camden , New Jersey , United States
Rutgers University
57 U.S. Highway 1
New Brunswick , New Jersey 08901
United States

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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Bachelor of Arts degree , History
    Spelman College
  • Master of Arts degree , History
    Princeton University
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NINCH, 4 Jan 2015 [cached]
Loree Jones , Executive Director, African Studies Association, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,, Interdisciplinary Studies
Board of Trustees | Project HOME, 29 May 2014 [cached]
Loree D. Jones Chief, Office of Family and External Relations, School District of Philadelphia
Project HOME - Board of Trustees, 3 April 2014 [cached]
Loree D. Jones* Chief of Staff & Executive Director Office of the School Reform Commission School District of Philadelphia
Achieve Ability, 16 Sept 2008 [cached]
Loree Jones, President and CEO
Loree Jones is the new President and CEO of AchieveAbility.
Most recently, Loree was the Managing Director for the City of Philadelphia.Prior to her position as Managing Director, she served as Secretary of External Affairs for the City of Philadelphia and was responsible for the City's governmental relations and legislative affairs.As First Deputy Managing Director for the City, Loree served the citizens of Philadelphia by supporting initiatives to improve the delivery of social services and city services and coordinating interagency operations and special projects.She is most proud of her leadership role in executing "Project Brotherly Love," the City's Hurricane Katrina relief effort.
Prior to her recent positions, Loree served as Executive Director of the African Studies Association, a non-profit organization that is the largest scholarly association for the study of Africa in the world.She was the first person of African descent to hold this position.Loree has served as an African studies instructor in the Department of Sociology at Rider University and a teaching assistant in the History Department at Princeton University.
Loree has served on the Board of Directors of Project H.O.M.E..She currently serves on the Police Athletic League (PAL) board and the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board.She is an advisory board member and former co-president of Operation Understanding, a non-profit organization that fosters cross-cultural understanding through a leadership-training program for high school students.She is a founding board member of the Urban Education Fund.Loree is a member of the Urban League of Philadelphia, the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, the Philadelphia High School for Girls Alumnae Association, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
She was elected to the Executive Committee of the Council of Administrative Officers of the American Council of Learned Societies, a consortium of academic membership organizations representing over 100,000 members, and Nomination Committee of the National Humanities Alliance.She has served on the Board of Directors of both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Councils on Compulsive Gambling.She was a faculty advisor for the Douglass College Model United Nations and a fellow for Princeton University's Mathey College Fellows Program.In 1998, she was elected Democratic Committee Person in Philadelphia's 8th Ward, 13th Division.
Loree holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Spelman College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a Master of Arts degree in History from Princeton University.She studied in Dakar, Senegal while in college and later conducted graduate research in Senegal at Cheikh Anta Diop Université in Dakar, where she worked in French and Wolof.While studying in Senegal, Loree volunteered at Africare, an international non-governmental agency that provides development assistance to Africa.
She is the recipient of the Urban League of Philadelphia's 2003 Whitney M. Young, Jr.Young Leader Award and is identified as one of "10 People Under 40 to Watch in 2006" by the Philadelphia Tribune Magazine.In 2006, Woodrock, Inc. honored Loree for her commitment to diversity and cross-cultural understanding.She was selected to participate in the British American Project.She recently returned from an Eisenhower Fellowship in South Africa, where she studied how South African municipalities provide social services.
Loree D. Jones has been appointed as Executive Director of the African Studies Association (ASA), the largest scholarly association for the study of Africa in the world.
Jones brings to the position an outstanding record of interest in Africa, graduate study about Africa, experience in West Africa, involvement in African studies in the U.S., and proven administrative experience in NGOs.After an exhaustive search, she was the unanimous choice of our ASA Search Committee."
Jones holds a B.A. in History (Magna Cum Laude) from Spelman College (1990) and an M.A. with concentrations in Twentieth Century African History, African American Studies, and Twentieth Century American History from Princeton University (1993).She studied in Dakar with the Kalamazoo College Program in 1988-89 and later completed her doctoral research in Senegal in 1993-94 at Cheikh Anta Diop Universite in Dakar.She also interned with Africare in Senegal, where she worked in French and Wolof.Since 1995, Jones established and managed a resort development company in Philadelphia.
Jones has been an instructor on Africa in the Department of Sociology at Rider University and a consultant to the Office of African and African American Studies of the School District of Philadelphia.Her community service activity includes serving on the Board of Directors of Operation Understanding in Philadelphia and, since 1996, its vice president.
Wiley also noted, "Jones is an energetic and dynamic person with a strong background in African Studies.
At this time when Africa needs the focused attention of the United States, which owes so much of its culture and history to the peoples of that continent, Loree Jones has an immense task of bringing leadership and democratic administration to the growing body of U.S. scholars of Africa in our association."
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