Past Member

Jennifer Jacobs

Former Research Assistant
  • Lifelong Kindergarten

Jennifer Jacobs is a Ph.D. candidate at the MIT Media Lab in the Lifelong Kindergarten Research Group. Her research examines ways to diversify participation and practice in computer programming by building computational tools for art, design, digital fabrication, and craft. She completed a masters of science in the High-Low Tech group and an MFA in Integrated Media Art from Hunter College. As part of her research, she has conducted craft and technology workshops around the world. Her work has been presented at international venues including CHI, SIGGRAPH, Art Basel in Miami, Boston Fashion Week, and Ars Electronica.