Izzy Jones

Peer Advisor

Biography

Izzy Jones is a junior IS major concentrating in Ethics and Social Justice with a minor in Global Public Health and the Common Good. She is passionate about global health policy and ethics, with a regional emphasis on Latin America. Outside of classes, she is the curriculum coordinator for Student Health Equity Forum, captain of the Ethics Bowl team, and a literacy buddy at the Campus School.

Izzy has assisted Prof. Hawkins in research on the impact of state level policies on maternal health outcomes in the US, and she received an Advanced Study Grant to examine the county level factors that impact teen pregnancy rates in Arkansas. She spent the summer of 2021 volunteering with Kino Border Initiative on the US-Mexico Border with funding from the Council for Women of Boston College Colloquium Fellowship Program. She gained new perspectives on the migration process and improved her Spanish fluency. 

Make a peer advising appointment with Izzy

 

Quick facts:

Some favorite courses:

  • Theology, Service, and Solidarity (Prof. Pope) 
  • Comparative Politics of Human Rights (Prof. Purnell) 
  • Introduction to International Relations (Prof. Erickson)

 

Peer advising:

  • In Fall 2021, Izzy is available for online advising at various times during the week, and for walk-in advising at Connolly House on Mondays from 1-3pm.