is an associate professor in special education and education policy at Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. In his research, Dr. Jones focuses on the intersection of classroom practice and educational policy, with a specific focus on the special education teaching workforce. Recent research projects have examined, for example, how teacher evaluation systems function for special educators, how general education teacher preparation could be strengthened to support students with disabilities, the impact of co-teaching on teacher and student outcomes, and financial strategies for reducing special education teacher attrition. In a separate line of research, he has developed novel measures of teachers’ work, both in and out of the classroom. Currently, he is working on a forthcoming book focused on exploring constraints on teachers’ daily time use. He has led or co-led multiple research projects funded by the Institute for Education Sciences, the National Science Foundation, the WT Grant Foundation, among others. His work has appeared in journals such as Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Educational Researcher, the Journal of Human Resources, Educational Assessment, Exceptional Children, and AERA Open. He formerly taught special education in the Mississippi Delta.