Kathleen Jones, 2007–2008 | National Humanities Center

Kathleen Jones (NHC Fellow, 2007–08)

Project Title

Dying Young: A History of Youth Suicide, 1900 to the Present

Virginia Tech University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2007–08

Kathleen Jones wrote three chapters of Dying Young: A History of American Youth Suicide. She presented a paper on "The 33rd Victim: Representations of Seung-Hui Cho in the Aftermath of the ‘Virginia Tech Massacre’” at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, held in Washington, D.C.; it will be published in the Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth.