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Weneaka Jones

Clinical Assistant Professor

Weneaka Jones

Clinical Assistant Professor

M.A. Community Counseling, Marquette University

Ph.D. Rehabilitation Counselor Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jones’ research seeks to improve the quality of life for young adults, youth and families of color living with chronic illness and disability by identifying best practices for coordinating post-secondary transition services, increasing employment participation and improving financial capability. She has a special interest in identifying factors that impact saving participation among low income youth and families living with disability. Additionally, she is co-investigator of an interdisciplinary, community-based participatory research study focused on improving quality of life for young adults living with Sickle Cell Disease.