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Jacob English

Academic Advisor | Research Program Coordinator

B.S., Exercise Science from Georgia State University
M.S., Sports Administration from Georgia State University


Jacob serves as the Research Program Coordinator and an Academic Advisor in the Honors College. Additionally, he is a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology program at Georgia State University. His research interests are high impact practices in higher education (such as undergraduate research and digital literacy), positive education, and student-athlete development. Jacob’s passions for these areas in higher education lend themselves well to his work in the Honors College. He specifically advises students with the last names O-Z and directs students towards undergraduate research experiences. Also, Jacob volunteers as a Councilor for the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) and serves on the CUR Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. Jacob invites students to schedule an appointment with him to discuss goal setting, post-graduation plans, and research ideas. Jacob received his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and his master’s degree in Sports Administration from Georgia State University. Fun fact: As an undergraduate, he participated on the Men’s Track and Field team and holds the school record in the long and triple jump.


English, J. A. (2016). A digital literacy initiative in Honors: Perceptions of students and instructors about its impact on learning and pedagogy. Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 17(2), 125-156.

English, J.A., & Kruger, A.C. (2016).  Appreciative advising: Six phases to mitigate stereotype threat among student athletes. Journal of Appreciative Education, 3(1), 18-29.