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Michael Jones

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Dr Michael Jones


  • Executive Director Library
    General Library

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    John Vaughan Library 119C
    (918) 444-3211


Dr. Jones holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has served as a Library Director for seven years and as a professor in Political Science and Women's and Gender Studies for two decades.


  • Ph D,Political Science,University of Massachusetts,,2002
  • MA,Political Science,University of Massachusetts,,2000
  • BA,Liberal Studies,Loyola University,Summa cum laude,1992
Gender identity; feminist theory; democratic citizenship; and information literacy.
Political theory, feminist thought, and gender studies.


  • Feminisms Sons: FtMs, Epistemological Privilege, and the Development of a Trans-Positive Feminism - Northeastern Political Science Association Meeting - Montreal - November 2018
  • Global Feminism as an Effective Response to Terrorism, Political Extremism, and Poverty - Mercy Conference on Higher Education Symposium - Erie, PA - June 2010
  • In/Essential Embodiment: Reconciling Poststructuralist Critiques of Gender with the Identity Claims of Transgendered Persons - Southern Political Science Association Meeting - New Orleans, LA - January 2011
  • Speaking Power to Truth: Female Suicide Bombers and the Gendering of Violence - Southwestern Political Science Meeting - Albuquerque, NM - November 2006
  • Truth be Told: The Irrelevance of Fact in Contemporary Political Discourse - Southern Political Science Association Meeting - New Orleans, LA - January 2015