Tom is a Professor of Communication in the School’s Department of Media Studies and Production, and he currently serves as Director of the SMC interdepartmental Master of Science in Globalization and Development Communication. His principal research areas address development, political and community change, and public deliberation. He has been Associate Professor at SUNY-Buffalo, and Visiting Professor at Northwestern and Cornell universities. Jacobson is past President of the Participatory Communication Research Section of the International Association of Media and Communication Research IAMCR. He currently is Chair of IAMCR’s Scholarly Review Committee.
|PhD||Communication Theory||University of Washington|
|MA||International Communication||University of Washington|
|BA||Philosophy of Social Theory||Western Washington University|