Dr. Jacobson's teaching areas include strategic management, global strategy, international management, industry and competitive analysis, and organization theory. She has conducted research on the sociopolitical and institutional environment of strategic
management, the role of inter-organizational relationships in global strategic positioning, and the effect of top management teams on the framing of issues. Dr. Jacobson is a member of the Academy of Management, the Strategic Management Society, and the International
Association for Business and Society. Prior to joining the Krannert faculty, she was an adjunct faculty member at the University of Cincinnati, a senior lecturer at the University of Western Australia, and an assistant professor at Arizona State University.