Ph.D. (Epstein And Scanlon)
Jacob earned a BS in Biology from St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY, where he also minored in African Studies. His PhD research will examine the impacts of climate change and acid deposition on forest water use efficiency in the eastern US. Prior to beginning his graduate studies, Jacob managed the Nature Up North Project, an environmental education initiative based at St. Lawrence University. He has also held research technician positions with the Colorado State Forest Service, the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.