US 1900–Present, 2014

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Research Interests

Twentieth-century US cultural and social history, particularly the meanings of aspiration among racial and ethnic minorities

Dissertation

"Ain't Gonna Tarry Here Long": African American Aspiration in Chicago, 1933–1968

Biography

Julius L. Jones is a graduate student in the Department of History at the University of Chicago. He has been a digital curator for a multi-platform effort that created spaces (both physical and digital) for people to respond to and interact with history. He also has an extensive background in marketing and communications, managing websites, producing weekly e-blasts and quarterly newsletters, and maintaining the social media accounts for various institutions.