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Anupama Jacob, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, BSW Program
Department of Social Work
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2763
Anupama Jacob is an assistant professor in the Bachelor of Social Work program. She received her Ph.D. in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests center on issues related to poverty and inequality, particularly in the United States. Prior to starting her Ph.D. program, Jacob worked as publications manager at the Center for Social Development, a research and policy center based at Washington University in St. Louis. Her academic experience includes adjunct teaching in the undergraduate social work program at San Jose State University, and teaching assistant positions at the University of California, Berkeley.


  • Ph.D., Social Welfare, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.Sc., Economics, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • B.Sc., Economics, University of Aarhus, Denmark


School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

  • Department of Social Work

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 478 — Social Work Research Methods
  • SOCW 479 — Social Work Research Project