Henry Jacob

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Graduate School Student

Henry Jacob is a first-year Ph.D. student in History. His research compares attempts to forge interoceanic shortcuts in the Americas. In particular, Henry traces the complex consequences of these efforts to control tropical and polar environments. Most recently, Henry was a Fulbright scholar in Panama. He also earned an M.Phil. in World History at the University of Cambridge as a Henry Fellow. Before that, he received his B.A. in History from Yale. As the Head & Resident Grad Affiliate at Saybrook, he speaks often with students and is happy to hear from prospective students.