Barbara Jacoby, PhD
Senior Consultant, University of Maryland
Barbara Jacoby is a senior consultant for Do Good Campus at the Do Good Institute in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. In this role, she engages faculty in developing curriculums that integrate social innovation, civic engagement, service-learning, and philanthropy. She also provides consultation to the overall strategic development of the Do Good Campus. Prior to that, from 2011-2016, she served as the faculty associate for Leadership and Community Service-Learning at the University of Maryland. Jacoby’s publications include seven books with the latest one published in 2015, Service-Learning Essentials: Questions, Answers, and Lessons Learned by Jossey-Bass. She received the 2016 Recognition of Exemplary Contribution through Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement from the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement. She also received the 2010 Maryland Campus Compact Scholarship Award and served as an ACPA Senior Scholar from 2010 to 2015. Jacoby writes and consults extensively and makes numerous speeches and presentations across the U.S. and around the world.
Jacoby earned her PhD in French Language and Literature, MA, and BA all from the University of Maryland.