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Jacob Wrasse, M.A.

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  • Government and Community Relations Specialist
  • University Relations
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In consultation with the Chancellor, university administrators, and the Blugold Foundation, Wrasse assists with planning and execution of a comprehensive, proactive government and community affairs strategy that advances the university’s mission and goals with local, county, state, and federal elected officials. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Eau Claire Jazz, Inc., the 501(c)(3) non-profit arts education organization behind the Eau Claire Jazz Festival and Gatsby's Gala, and is a member of Eau Claire's Wintermission steering team.


MA, Communication & Advocacy, Strategic Communication emphasis
James Madison University, '18

BA, Communication Studies
UW-Eau Claire, '16

Published Research

Wrasse, J. W. (2018). The confirmation of Betsy DeVos: Polarization, populism, and moral foundations in U.S. political rhetoric. Retrieved from JMU Scholarly Commons: Masters Theses. (566)
Wrasse, J. W., Schill, D., & Kirk, R. (2018). Meeting the commander-in- waiting: Undecided voters and the 2016 vice-presidential debate. Argumentation and Advocacy, 54(1-2), 139-158. doi:10.1080/00028533.2018.1446871
Wrasse, J. W. (2017, September). NO FEDERAL FUNDS? President Trump’s rhetorical intervention at UC-Berkeley. Paper presented at the meeting of the Carolinas Communication Association, Clemson, SC.