A NARRATIVE ANALYSIS OF PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OF YOUNG PEOPLE WHO COMMITTED MASS SHOOTINGS IN THE UNITED STATES BETWEEN 1993-2018
This website is a companion to the doctoral dissertation written by Jonathan DuBos titled: “Understanding Young Mass Shooters: A Narrative Analysis of Personal Accounts of Young People Who Committed Mass Shootings in the United States Between 1993-2018.”
This website includes information about the dissertation, links to sources of the shooter background information, all of the primary narrative materials used for the narrative analysis, and all of the analytic memos used for the narrative analysis. The website provides transparency into the research process of the dissertation, as well as all of the necessary materials for a researcher to perform their own analysis and/or continue this research.
This website is NOT intended to be used as a glorification or promotion of the acts perpetrated by the shooters of the study. If any person visiting this website is having personal challenges in their life and this led them to looking into people who committed mass shootings, it is recommended that you seek help via the many available resources available (see “Get Help” tab in the navigation bar). This research was conducted with the intent of understanding young mass shooters to provide help for similar people and prevent potential future incidents.