Shana Jones joined the Institute of Government in 2014 as a faculty member in the
Planning and Environmental Services unit. She assists communities with managing legal
and policy issues related to land use, environmental quality, and coastal flooding.
Prior to joining the Institute of Government, Shana was the director of the Virginia
Coastal Policy Clinic at William & Mary Law School. Her previous experience includes
managing a nonprofit policy group, clerking at the federal and state levels, and working
as a program manager at a Texas state agency and for the Texas Governor’s Office.
J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Maryland Law School; M.A., University of Virginia