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Dr. Shantelle K. Jenkins

Associate Professor of Education

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Jetter School of Professional StudiesAssistant Vice President for the School of Graduate and Professional Studies
740-392-6868 Ext. 4725Email Dr. Jenkins
Professional Experience:
  • Associate Professor of Education, Assistant Vice President for Graduate and Professional Studies, Program Coordinator for Leadership, MVNU
  • Instructor, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, Ohio University
  • Instructor, Educational Leadership, Cabrini University
  • Director of Assessment, Eastern University
Professional Organizations:
  • AAACE – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education
  • OCPEA – Ohio Council of Professors of Educational Administration
  • NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • PCA – Professional Coaches Alliance
  • Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
Recent Awards and Recognitions:
  • 2018, Scholarship Recipient, Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr College 2017, Outstanding Club Advisor of the Year, Rutgers University, Camden
  • 2016, Buckeye under 40 Award Recipient, The Ohio State University
  • 2015, Fellowship, Leadership Development Institute, National Council on Black American Affairs
Recent Published Works & Presentations:
  • Jenkins, S.K. & Raehll, M. (2020, September 30). Start with equity to achieve equality in the classroom. Blog. Franklin University
  • Jenkins, S.K. (2019, Oct. 24). Illusion of Power Progress: Intentional Barriers Designed for Minority Female Scholars. Kappa Delta Pi 2019 Convocation, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Jenkins, S.K. (2019, May. 23). One Voice: Women United for Progress. 10th Annual Ohio Women's Conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • Jenkins, S.K., (2019, March 25). Where Diversity and Inclusion Intersects with Academic and Corporate Strategies. Diversity and Inclusion Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jenkins, S.K. (2018, September 12). Lighten the Load through Peer Review. Drexel University 5th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning Assessment. Philadelphia, PA.
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Favorite Scripture Verse:
Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

Past jobs and/or current hobbies unrelated to your profession, that might be interesting to students:

I am a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and The Links, Incorporated. Our Vice-President Elect, Senator Kamala Harris, is also a member of both public service organizations.

As a graduate student, I have studied internationally:

  • Beijing Normal University
  • Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • Maastricht University
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Ed.D. University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Educational Leadership)
  • MS.Ed. Saint Joseph’s University (Professional Education)
  • BAJ The Ohio State University (Public Affairs Journalism and Political Science)
Non-Profit Management, Bryn Mawr College


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John Ballenger - Director of the Writing Lab, Assistant Professor of English