Jacob Rothschild

Born and raised in Urbana, IL, Jacob earned his BA in political science from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2012.  He is currently working on his MA in political science and writing his thesis entitled “Race, Gender, and Deliberative Democracy:  Overcoming Oppression Through the Theatre of the Oppressed.”  Upon completion of this project, Jacob plans to pursue a Ph.D. in political science.  His research interests include public deliberation, political communication, race and gender politics, and economic inequality.