Jacob Eisenstein is an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. He works on natural language processing, focusing on computational sociolinguistics, discourse, and machine learning. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award. His work has also been supported by the National Institutes for Health, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Google. Jacob was a Postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon and the University of Illinois. He completed his Ph.D. at MIT in 2008, winning the George M. Sprowls dissertation award. Jacob's research has been featured in the New York Times, National Public Radio, and the BBC. Thanks to his brief appearance in If These Knishes Could Talk, Jacob has a Bacon number of 2.