Jenny Bell Jones, M.A.
Jenny Bell-Jones, Métis, is an Assistant Professor with DANSRD. She holds BA and MA degrees in Rural Development and an AAS in Paralegal Studies. Before joining DANSRD, Jenny had a successful career in heavy industrial construction management. Her experience included welding instruction, welding inspections and code compliance, workforce supervision, and contractor liaison. She has experience with rural alternative energy planning and development. Most recently Jenny Bell has served as Academic Program Chair and is actively involved in curriculum development for the Alaska Native Studies program including a Masters in Legal Studies. Her academic fields of expertise center on international Indigenous law and politics and especially in subsistence related matters and Federal Indian law and policy in Alaska.