RIP: Jamie Bishop (1971-2007)

art by Jamie Bishop Virginia Tech German Professor, photographer and multimedia artist, Christopher James Bishop died in the shooting rampage at the University on April 16, 2007.

Bishop was in his second year of teaching at Virginia Tech. He had a BA and MA in German from the University of Georgia and taught English in Germany for several years.

Jamie’s multimedia art was featured on the cover of Michael Jasper’s Gunning for the Buddha and several books by his father, Michael Bishop.

He is survived by his wife Dr. Stefanie Hofer who also teaches at Virginia Tech.

Jamie Bishop’s website

A scholarship fund has been established in Jamie Bishop’s name for German majors at Virginia Tech. Contributions may be sent to:

Jamie Bishop Scholarship
Virginia Tech Foundation
University Development
902 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061