Amos N. Jones
Amos Jones teaches and writes in the area of Contracts, focusing on those involving international business and other forms of foreign intercourse implicating national-security concerns, as well as those in the employment context. Professor Jones's research also investigates legal remedies for racial, religious, and national-origin discrimination. In addition to publishing articles in an array of legal and popular publications on these topics, he has advised Republic of Georgia scholar-practitioners on liberty provisions of the constitution framed after that country’s Rose Revolution of 2003.
Before coming to Campbell, Professor Jones practiced in the international trade and commercial litigation groups of Bryan Cave LLP in Washington, D.C., where he developed unique expertise on the growing reach of the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 and related counterespionage regulations.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Professor Jones was a journalist for Pulitzer Prize-winning newspapers in Georgia, Kentucky, New York, and North Carolina. He also played viola professionally with the Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra in its 2000-01 season.
Professor Jones graduated with honors in Political Science from Emory University, where he was a Harry S. Truman Scholar, a Robert W. Woodruff Scholar, a National Merit Scholar, and a member of USA Today’s year 2000 All-USA College Academic First Team. He earned the Master of Science from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and the J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he served as an Executive Editor of both the Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal and the Harvard Human Rights Journal. While at Harvard, he was awarded a Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship, on which he spent his first year out of law school as a Visiting Scholar in the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies at Australia’s University of Melbourne.
Professor Jones joined the Campbell Law faculty in 2011.