Denzel Jones, PhD
Assistant Professor, Marriage & Family Therapy
Dr. Denzel Jones research interests focus on the well-being of vulnerable populations, more specifically the influence of diverse social processes and experiences on well-being and identity development across time. As a public scholar, he also has a passion for involvement in community-engaged research and the dissemination of research to the public.
Dr. Jones has provided clinical services a children’s group foster home, a low-income community clinic, a university and community clinic, high school, and a domestic violence shelter.
Denzel was drawn to academia through his passion for training clinicians and scholars and providing mentorship to future generations of developing professionals.
PhD in Couple & Family Therapy from Kansas State University
Dissertation research focused on the impact of ethnic-racial socialization messages from socialization agents on Black ethnic-racial identity.