Since Jones is a very common surname, having both a paper trail and DNA evidence that supports that research is especially helpful. Dr. Jones will give us some examples from his own family research.
Ray Jones, PhD, is a management professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz School of Business. His research and teaching focuses on ethics and leadership in organizations, with a strong emphasis on corporate social responsibility. This fits with his deep personal interest in family history research and the privacy and stewardship issues associated with genetic genealogy. Ray teaches an introductory genetic genealogy course at various venues in Western Pennsylvania and is the leader of North Hills Genealogists’ DNA Special Interest Group.