Memorial Service for Dr. Jim Jones

Jim Jones

The Florida State University Department of History is honored to announce a memorial service for beloved colleague, teacher, and scholar James P. Jones on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 at 5 p.m. Join the department, friends, colleagues, former students, and more in remembering and celebrating one of the university’s most legendary figures. Jim was a joyous and integral part of Florida State for more than 57 years, and we welcome those whose lives he touched to join us for this event.

Speakers for the memorial include Jim’s daughter Nancy Jones, historian and John’s Hopkins professor Philip D. Morgan, U.S. Naval War College assistant professor Andrew Zwilling, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute director Debra Herman, and U.S. Army War College assistant professor Col. Matthew Morton, who will reflect on Jim’s life.

Registration is required for this event. To learn more about the memorial and to register, visit: