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Los Angeles
Semester

Oliver Jones

The newest member of the SULA faculty, Oliver Jones has served as an adjunct faculty member of Emerson College Los Angeles since 2012, teaching journalism, Los Angeles history and culture, and film criticism. From 2004 to 2015, he covered news, human interest and entertainment as a staff writer for People Magazine. For the past 6 years, Oliver has been the Los Angeles film critic for observer.com and a member of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Born and raised in Washington D.C., he has been fascinated with the history and politics of his adopted city since first relocating to L.A. in 1996. He has been a resident of the West Adams neighborhood since 2007.