Biography: Alisa Jacobo received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Michigan, specializing in Management of Human Services with an emphasis in working with communities and social systems. She also received her bachelor’s degrees in Social Work and Spanish from Pacific Union College. Jacobo has worked in a variety of settings including nonprofit administration, program development and evaluation, refugee resettlement, human trafficking, international social work education, and social justice education. She has lived and worked internationally, and brings her passion for experiential learning into the classroom through local and international service-learning opportunities. As part of her responsibilities, Jacobo also manages the Office of Academic Service-Learning where she works on developing community partnerships, supporting faculty, and designing programming that allows students from a variety of disciplines to participate in service through their classroom experiences.
On her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.