Jon Jacob, PhD ’26
Jon Jacob, PhD '26
Jonathan Jacob (he/him/his) is a doctoral student pursuing a joint degree in Social Policy and Sociology at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Prior to joining the Heller School, Jon worked as a high school educator in Los Angeles County. He holds an MA in social sciences from The University of Chicago and a BA in business from Brandeis University. Jon was born and raised in Indonesia and has since lived in Singapore and China prior to the United States. On weekends, he is likely to be found trying a new cuisine at a restaurant that he just added to his never-ending list of eateries.
At the Leah Zallman Center, Jon is involved in mixed-methods research and evaluation projects, including one on a social return on investment (SROI) model for a refugee career pathways model.