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Rob Jenkins
Professor, Georgia State University - Perimeter College

About Rob

Rob Jenkins is a Higher Education Fellow with Campus Reform and a tenured associate professor of English at Georgia State University - Perimeter College. In a career spanning more than three decades at five different institutions, he has served as a head men’s basketball coach, an athletic director, a department chair, and an academic dean, as well as a faculty member.

He has won multiple awards for his coaching and teaching, including the NJCAA Region VIII Coach of the Year in 1995 and 1999 and the Suanne Davis Roueche Distinguished Lecturer Award, presented by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) in 2020. He has written hundreds of articles for national publications like The Chronicle of Higher Education, Deseret News Online, Academic Leader, The Teaching Professor, The James G. Martin Center blog, Townhall, PJ Media, and American Thinker. He is also the author or co-author of six books, including Family Man, The 9 Virtues of Exceptional Leaders, Welcome to My Classroom, and his latest, Think Better, Write Better.

Rob has spoken on dozens of college campuses across the nation and has keynoted several major conferences. He currently lives in Lawrenceville, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, with Bonnie, his wife of 39 years. Together they have four adult children—all college graduates, including three with advanced degrees—and six grandchildren (so far). You can follow Rob on Twitter @profontheright and on GETTR @rjenkinsgdp.

Media appearances

The National Desk

Real America's Voice

The Lars Larson Show

Stories by Rob