Lea Jacobs Receives Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Named Professorship

Portrait image of Lea Jacobs with shoulder-length grey hair in front of a blurred yellow background wearing a scarf, brown shirt, and clear glasses

IRH Senior Fellow Lea Jacobs (Department of Communication Arts) is one of eleven faculty appointed to WARF Named Professorships. The awards, which come with $100,000, honor faculty who have made major contributions to the advancement of knowledge, primarily through their research endeavors, but also as a result of their teaching and service activities. Award recipients choose the names associated with their professorships. Jacobs will now be the Mae D. Huettig Professor of Communication Arts. Read more here.