Jacob Heinricher

Jacob Heinricher is a Senior majoring in Anthropology with a focus on Socio -Cultural Anthropology. He has served as an Anthropology Leader and is active in the student organization. In the summer of 2018, Jacob traveled to Malta and participated in the “Off the Beaten Track” Anthropological field school where he pursued independent research on the relationship between sports development, government funding, and community interest on the island of Gozo. He plans to expand on this work in an upcoming paper and for his Senior Capstone.
Research Interests
• Application of cultural anthropology to other disciplines and institutional settings
• International relations
• B.A. Major in Anthropology/Minor in Political Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, anticipated 2019
• 2018 Leibman Engaged Anthropology Research Award
• 2015 Public Anthropology Award