Meet the Professors

Lynn F. Jacobs

Dr. Lynn F. Jacobs is professor of Art History at the University of Arkansas. A specialist in Northern Renaissance Art, Lynn previously taught at Vanderbilt University, California State University, Northridge, University of Redlands, and NYU. She has received the National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship twice, and the University of Arkansas Prize for distinguished academic advising.

She is the author of Opening Doors: The Netherlandish Triptych (Penn State University Press, 2012) and Early Netherlandish Carved Altarpieces 1380-1550: Medieval Tastes and Mass Marketing (Cambridge University Press, 1998).

Jeremy Hyman

Jeremy S. Hyman is founder and chief architect of Professors' Guide content projects. An expert in Early Modern Philosophy, Jeremy has taught at the University of Arkansas, UCLA, MIT, and Princeton University. He received the University of California Regents award for distinguished teaching.

Lynn and Jeremy write a weekly education column at US News and World Report and a blog at Reader's Digest's The Lineup. In addition to the present book, they are co-authors of the book, Professors' Guide to Getting Good Grades in College (HarperCollins, 2006). They live, with their 12-year old son, Jonah, in Fayetteville, Arkansas.