Karen J. Jacobsen


Elk Horn, Iowa


  • BA (Psychology), Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD
  • MA (English), South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
  • PhD (English), University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Work Experience:

  • 2002-2011: English Professor, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
  • 2012-2016: Associate Department Chair, English, Davenport University, Lansing, MI
  • 2016-Present: Academic Advisor, School of Nursing, Purdue University

Fun Facts:

  • I enjoy working with students and helping them achieve their academic and personal goals.
  • Outside of work, I enjoy reading, running, swimming, being outdoors, and spending time with my husband, Chris, and two daughters, Lucinda & Elena.
  • I'm also a bit of a sports fanatic and especially love to follow baseball, college basketball, and football.
Karen Jacobson
Academic Advisor

Email: jacobsek@purdue.edu

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