Over the past academic year alone, Dr. Jones has kept busy. Not only has she given lectures/talks, but has received numerous recognitions and awards. Her expertise has been requested by magazines, podcasts and more. In addition to her new book, Flaming?: The Peculiar Theopolitics of Fire and Desire in Black Male Gospel Performance, which you can read about in the new publications section, here is a few highlights of this past year: James Patterson Fellow of the Residential Colleges, Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University for one week in March 2020; Kovener Fellow, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Pedagogy 2019 – 2020 at IU; Speaker at Baccalaureate, Spelman College May 2019; Sihler Lecturer, Luther College, Decorah, IA 2020, gave a lecture at the IU Bicentennial Opening Event, participated in "A Conversation on Black Music" with Dr. Calloway-Thomas, and William T. Patten lecturer Dr. Imani Perry, and her article "Lift Every Voice: Marian Anderson, Florence B. Price And The Sound Of Black Sisterhood." is on NPR in the Turning Tables: 8 Women Who Invented Popular Music series. Additionally, Dr. Jones was a guest expert on the "Black Music, the Soundtrack of Our Lives" episode of the Black Think Tank podcast, and was featured on Minneapolis Public Radio talking about the power of protest music with Zaheer Ali. And, most recently she presented at IU Mexico Gateway and IU Europe Gateway's final webinar series "Art in the Time of Corona" on June 30, 2020. Congratulations to Dr. Jones on all of these wonderful accomplishments!