Education writer, speaker, trainer, and consultant
Rob Jenkins has spent 31 years in higher education as a faculty member and administrator. A regular contributor toThe Chronicle of Higher Education and other publications, Rob has written extensively on teaching and learning, critical thinking, classroom management, leadership, college completion, governance, the higher ed job market, and related topics. Rob is the author of three books, including Building a Career in America's Community Colleges and The Nine Virtues of Exceptional Leaders. A fourth book, Welcome to My Classroom, is under contract and expected in August 2016. Rob is an experienced workshop presenter and keynote speaker, with certifications from the Chair Academy and The Center for Teacher Effectiveness. He currently serves as associate professor of English at Perimeter College of Georgia State University and as a Fellow of the Academy for Academic Leadership. Rob and his wife Bonnie have four grown children and two grandchildren.