Education writer, speaker, trainer, and consultant
Rob Jenkins has spent over 30 years in higher education as a faculty member and administrator. He currently serves as associate professor of English at Georgia State University Perimeter College and as a Senior Fellow at the Academy for Academic Leadership.
A regular contributor toThe Chronicle of Higher Education and other publications, Rob has written extensively on leadership, governance, critical thinking, teaching and learning, classroom management, college completion, the higher ed job market, and related topics. He is also the author of four books, including Building a Career in America's Community Colleges, The 9 Virtues of Exceptional Leaders (with Karl Haden), and his latest, Welcome to My Classroom.
With the depth and breadth of his experience, along with certifications from the Chair Academy and The Center for Teacher Effectiveness, Rob has become a popular workshop presenter and keynote speaker. He has spoken on many of the nation's top campuses, including Cornell, Fordham, Notre Dame, Emory, Georgia Tech, Vanderbilt, Brigham Young, and Syracuse.
Rob and his wife Bonnie have four grown children and two grandchildren.