Jacob originally came to HMI as a Summer Term instructor in 2012, and has been teaching in the humanities for the semester program since 2014. Originally from Philadelphia, he spent several years working in restaurants and wilderness therapy, editing an an academic journal, and ski patrolling in the Wasatch, all while earning his master’s degree in American history. Outside of work, you’ll probably find him on the local trails training for the Leadville 100 run and mountain bike races or writing poetry in his beautiful new townhome on campus.
B.A. Hamilton College
M.S. Utah State University