Senior Fellow - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Associate Professor - Anthropology
Humanities and Sciences
Ecosystem Services and Conservation, Public Health
James Holland Jones is a biological anthropologist with general interests in human ecology and population biology. Within this broad category, he is primarily interested in two areas: (1) the interaction of epidemics with demographic and social processes (including migration, land-use patterns and social networks), and (2) demography and the evolution of human life histories.
Selected Publications by this Author
News & Press Releases
Research confirms previous suspicions that Ebola virus does not uniformly cause severe disease, and that people may be infected without showing signs of illness, and suggests the epidemic was more widespread than previously believed.
By Ruthann Richter,
Interview with Stanford researcher Gene Richardson, who led study showing Ebola virus does not uniformly cause severe disease. Study coauthors include Woods Senior Fellows James Holland Jones (Anthropology) and Michelle Barry (Medicine).
By Jason Beaubien,
Features study co-authored by Woods Senior Fellows James Holland Jones (Anthropology) and Michelle Barry (Medicine) showing Ebola virus does not uniformly cause severe disease.
By Betsy McKay,