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Mark.Jacobs@asu.edu

Vice Provost/Dean & Professor
Barrett Honors College
Administrative Staff
Mail Code: 1612

(480)965-2354

Bio

Dr. Mark Jacobs is the Dean of Barrett Honors College and Professor in the School of Life Sciences at ASU. He came to ASU in the fall of 2003 from Swarthmore College, where he had held an endowed chair in biology and had been both Chair of the Biology Department and Associate Provost of the College. He received his BA magna cum laude from Harvard in biology and earned his Ph.D. at Stanford University in biological sciences. A Guggenheim Fellowship recipient, Jacobs is the author of more than 50 publications on the physiological and molecular control of plant development, and for 12 years was associate editor-in-chief of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, an international plant science journal. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Cambridge University, the University of California Santa Cruz and Universitat Freiburg in Germany, where he held a NATO postdoctoral fellowship. He teaches an honors seminar on "The History and Evolution of Human Food."

Courses

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 394 Special Topics

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 394 Special Topics

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 394 Special Topics

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 492 Honors Directed Study
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 492 Honors Directed Study
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Winter 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 494 Special Topics

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 394 Special Topics
HON 492 Honors Directed Study
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 492 Honors Directed Study
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 492 Honors Directed Study
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 394 Special Topics
HON 492 Honors Directed Study
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Summer 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 492 Honors Directed Study
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Kostelich,Eric John * , Armbruster,Hans Dieter , Czygrinow,Andrzej Michal , Fishel,Susanna , Gelb,Anne , Jacobs,Mark , Kawski,Matthias , Kuang,Yang , Mahalov,Alex , Moustaoui,Mohamed , Platte,Rodrigo B , Tang,Wenbo , . MCTP: Mathematics Mentoring Partnership Between Arizona State University and the Maricopa County Community College District. NSF-MPS-DMS (7/15/2012 - 6/30/2017).
  2. Rutowski,Ronald L * , Collins,James , Jacobs,Mark , Maienschein,Jane Ann , Proctor,Maxine Ann , . Students as Scientists in the World: The Arizona Biosciences Network. HOWARD HUGHES MED INSTITUTE (9/1/2006 - 8/31/2011).

* principal investigator

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