Larry Jacobs

Public Policy
  • Portrait Image: 
    Larry Jacobs
  • Job Title: 
    Professor and Director
  • Department: 
    Center for the Study of Politics and Government
  • College/Organization: 
    Humphrey School of Public Affairs
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Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise: 
  • Minnesota politics and policy
  • Presidential and legislative politics
  • Health care policy
  • Elections and voting behavior
  • Public opinion and polling
  • American political history

Notable Achievements

Notable Achievements: 
  • Author of nearly 100 articles and 14 books, including a forthcoming book on American presidents and a new project on the Federal Reserve
  • Recipient of numerous awards and grants, including the prestigious Investigator Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and book awards from the American Political Science Association and the American Sociological Association
  • Member of the National Academy of Social Insurance
  • Regular presentations at the National Press Club and frequent source for regional and national press