Flannery Jones

Equity and Inclusion Educator
Highsmith Student Union 212

Flannery Jones is a senior Anthropology major and Psychology minor from Durham, NC.  With a passion for disability studies, and inspired after receiving the Fernandes-Friedenberg Award, she is conducting her undergraduate research this year by approaching the intersections between disability topics and Asheville’s accessible spaces.  In 2015 she collaborated with the Duke University’s Women’s Center in the creation of their skills-based PTSD Workbook envisioned to aid students in their recovery after incidences of sexual assault.  During the summer of 2016, she began working with the Autism Society of North Carolina as a Community Skills Instructor.    As the CDE’s Equity and Inclusion intern, she will be organizing and facilitating the “Check your Privilege” workshop for organizations on and off UNCA’s campus.  Flannery often spends her free time studying social theory and singing opera to her beloved feline friend, Dandelion.