"My decision to become an academically trained Folklorist was quite simply the most
natural and progressive next step, based on my love of cultural studies and passion
for documenting people."
Jacobe has earned two baccalaureate diplomas and three degrees from Western Kentucky
University, one in Religious Studies, and the other double majoring in English Literature
and Communication Studies. He also has a minor in Creative Writing.
Next at WKU:
Jacobe is passionately pursuing the thesis track that will involve extensively researching,
conducting fieldwork, and documenting foodways. He is also excited to continue his
study of belief in the paranormal.
On the Inside:
Jacobe is originally from Owensboro, Kentucky. He has enjoyed practicing martial arts
for over 15 years and has black belts in Aikido and Taekwondo. Some of his other hobbies
include cooking, movies, fiction writing, singing, time with his girlfriend, being
outdoors, and strumming on his guitar.
Jacobe in a Word: Ambitious