Jaclyn Crawford

Instructor and Director of Digital Marketing Programs




  • B.A., Columbia College Chicago, marketing
  • MSDM, Northern Illinois University, digital marketing


  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2021
  • Point of Light Award, 2021

Teaching Areas

  • Digital marketing for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Content marketing for graduate students


Jaclyn Crawford is the director of digital marketing programs and instructor. Crawford spent 10 years in the digital marketing industry working with companies in the home improvement space, higher education, magazines and more. Previous positions include social media manager, product marketing manager, senior content marketing and SEO manager. With this experience, Crawford discovered her love of content marketing and SEO and hopes she is able to bring this knowledge into the classroom. She is proud to be a Huskie as a graduate of the MSDM program, and loves to give back to the program that gave her so much.

When she's not on campus, she lives with her husband and two dogs in Chicago. She is the founder of "The Treasure Box Project," which distributes toilet paper, disposable menstruation products and household supplies to neighbors on the northwest side of Chicago. She loves to read, collect and grow houseplants, crochet and paddleboard.


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NIU College of Business
Barsema Hall
740 Garden Road
DeKalb, IL 60115

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