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J Jones

J Jones
PhD Student, Sustainability, School of Sustainability

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502

Leah Jones is a doctoral student in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. She is interested in studying water resource management, urban systems, and resilience. Leah holds a BS degree in environmental science from the University of Virginia.

Research Assistant Experience

  • Decision Center for a Desert City - Dave White

Spoken Languages:
Spanish (professional working proficiency)

BS, Environmental Science (Sustainability minor), University of Virginia, 2014

Journal Articles


White, D. D., J. L. Jones, R. Maciejewski, R. M. Aggarwal and G. Mascaro. 2017. Stakeholder analysis for the food-energy-water nexus in Phoenix, Arizona: Implications for nexus governance. Sustainability 9(12):Art. 2204. DOI: 10.3390/su9122204. (link )



Collins, S., G. Erwin and J. L. Jones. 2018. Analyzing Current and Future Residential Water Use in Goodyear, Arizona. Poster presented at the 2018 DCDC Poster Symposium, April 25, 2018, Tempe, Arizona.

Jones, J. L. and D. D. White. 2018. Decision-Making and the Food-Energy-Water Nexus in Phoenix, Arizona. Poster presented at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting, February 14-19, 2018, Austin, Texas.


Tucker, M., D. Sversvold, K. Drysdale and J. L. Jones. 2017. Shock and Neglect: Landscape Dynamics in Post-Recession Phoenix. Poster presented at the 2017 DCDC Poster Symposium, April 24, 2017, Tempe, AZ.


Dzyuban, Y., M. Guardaro, R. J. Hobbins, J. L. Jones and Z. Stein. 2016. Healthy fire station complex. Poster presented at the Institute for Social Science Research Poster Competition, December 2016, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.