Skip to main content

About Walter R. Jacobs

On July 6, 2015 Dr. Walter R. Jacobs became dean of the College of Social Sciences at San José
State University. Dr. Jacobs comes to us from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, where he served as founding dean of the College of Social Sciences & Professional Studies. He was also a professor of sociology. Prior to joining UW-Parkside, Dr. Jacobs was on the faculty of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities for 14 years, including five years as chair of the department of African American & African Studies. He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (1990), and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in sociology from Indiana University-Bloomington (1995, 1999).

Positions

Present Dean, College of Social Sciences, San Jose State University
to
Present Professor, Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, San Jose State University
to

Curriculum Vitae




$
to
Enter a valid date range.

to
Enter a valid date range.

Education

to
June 1999 Ph.D., Indiana University - Bloomington ‐ Sociology
to
May 1995 M.A., Indiana University - Bloomington ‐ Sociology
to
June 1990 B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology ‐ Electrical Engineering
to


Contact Information

walt.jacobs@sjsu.edu

Email:


Books (3)

Book Chapters (9)

Journal Articles (15)