George Mason UniversitySchool of Business
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Jones, Earl A

Focus:Adjunct Faculty
Academic Unit:Business Foundations
Positions:Adjunct Faculty
Office Hours:By Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Academically At-Risk/Intrusive/Proactive Academic Advising
  • Higher Education Marketing & Recruiting
  • Higher Education Administration Leadership
  • Post Doctorate - In Business with a Concentration in Marketing & Management, University of Florida, Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, FL
  • EdD - Educational Leadership/Higher Education Administration, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
  • MA - Student Affairs in Higher Education, Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA
  • BS - Marketing, Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA

Earl A Jones, Ed.D., has devoted his professional career to higher education, guided by one passion: putting students first and preparing them for success in academics and life. He has facilitated team-building training sessions and workshops about personality type at colleges and universities.

Dr Jones serves as an Adjunct Faculty member at George Mason University, in Fairfax, VA. Concurrently, Dr Jones serves & has served as a Teaching Professor at: Arizona State University, Virginia Commonwealth University, James Madison University, and at two (2) Distance Learning Private Universities located in Jacksonville, FL. While at James Madison University and Virginia Commonwealth University, Dr Jones also served in a dual capacity as an Administrative Faculty member, including functioning in multiple Leadership, Managerial, and Student Academic Advising capacities. He has authored Academic and Journal articles, as well as other works, for publication.

Dr Jones earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Marketing and a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Doctor of Education (EdD) from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, as well as an AACSB Accredited, Scholarly Academic (SA), Post Doctorate in Business with a concentration in Marketing, through the Warrington School of Business, at the University of Florida, in Gainesville, FL.

Research and Awards:

Jones, E.A. (2020). Using marketing principles to develop an effective training model for university recruiters. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.

Jones, E. A. (2009, November 18). A view toward the position of director of academic advising: A personal plan of action. The Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal, 11(4). www.psu.edu/dus/mentor/091118ej.htm

Jones, E. A. (2013). An examination of the effects of intrusive advising and support services on academically at-risk students. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. (Accession Order No. AAT 3558323)

“Getting to know me.” Personality plus training workshop at Spring 2013, Classified Staff In-Service Day, Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, VA Campus.