Jennifer Jacobsen

Director of Wellness & Prevention at Grinnell College

    Jen Jacobsen has worked in higher education for 21 years as a coach, health promotion specialist, and a “jill of all trades”. Her passions are to bridge research and practice as well as empowering students to positively influence their campus culture, which culminated in her most recent publication, the chapter “The Role of Active Bystander Training within a Comprehensive Prevention Framework” in Cimini & Rivera’s Promoting Behavioral Health and Reducing Risk Among College Students: A Comprehensive Approach. Jen actively serves on advisory boards for NCAA Step UP! and 360proof, NASPA’s Culture of Respect, and ACHA’s Addressing Sexual and Relationship Violence.