University of Michigan
Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy
Brian Jacob is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, a professor of economics, and a professor of education at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He is co-director of the Education Policy Initiative (EPI) and former director of the Center for Local, State and Urban Policy (CLOSUP), as well as a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. In 2008, Dr. Jacob received the David N. Kershaw Prize, an award given every two years to honor persons who, at under the age of 40, have made a distinguished contribution to the field of public policy. He received his PhD in public policy from the University of Chicago.