R.J. Jenkins

R.J. Jenkins joined the Columbia University Center for Veteran Transition and Integration as the Curriculum Design Specialist where his primary responsibility is the development of “University Studies for Student Veterans,” an online curriculum that helps prepare veterans to succeed academically as they transition from military service into higher education settings.

R.J. has held a number of roles in academic administration, including advising and counseling, and student support services at both Columbia and Harvard University. Most recently, R.J. served as an Associate Dean of Students at the Columbia University School of General Studies where he directed the Academic Resource Center and served as the lead instructor for University Studies, a first-year transition course. R.J. holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and anthropology from Columbia University (2003), a Master of Letters in English literature from the University of Cambridge (2005), and is completing his Doctor of Philosophy in English literature at Harvard University.