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Carol Anne Jenkins, American educator. Institutional Research grantee, 1990-1991, 91-92, 98-99, 2001-2002; MIL fellow Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2005-2006, Cross Papers fellow, 2009, Academy Integrity Multicultural Context: Implications Teaching & Learning, 2009, Glendale Community College Excellence in Diversity award, 2008.


Jenkins, Carol Anne was born on March 1, 1945 in Kearny, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Augustine and Sara (Ball) Jenkins.


Bachelor, Malone College, 1968. Master of Arts in Religious Education, Chicago Grad.Sch. Theology, 1969; Master of Arts in Sociology, Western Michigan University, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, Kansas State University, 1986.


Assistant professor, program director, various organizations, Grand Rapids and Livonia, Michigan, 1970-1973;assistant professor, Judson College, Elgin, Illinois, 1973-1974;assistant professor, Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakot, 1974-1975;assistant professor, Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, Michigan, 1975-1976;assistant professor, Wheeling Jesuit (West Virginia) College, 1976-1978;assistant professor, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas, 1978-1982;instructor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1982-1985;associate professor, Biola U., La Mirada, California, 1985-1992;professor, Glendale (Arizona) Community College, since 1992. Board directors, chairwoman board Faculty Student Union, La Mirada, ChristianConciliation Superior vena cava syndrome of Orange County, California. Chair Maricopa Creative Commons District Sociology Instructional Council, 1992-1993.

Visiting scholar Virginia Polytechnic and State University, 1992, North Center Regional Center for Rural Development, Iowa State University, 1998-1999. Consultant in field.


Member American Sociological Association (executive council, member departmental resources group, awards chair, section undergraduate education 1993-1996, committee on sociology in elementary and secretary schools since 1996, chair section on undergraduate education 1998-1999, member national task force on general education sociology 2005-2007, Hans O. Mauksch award 2002, Distinguished Contribution Teaching and Learning award, 2008), Pacific Sociological Association (program chair 1988), Midwest Sociological Association (undergraduate education committee 1982-1985, 96-99, committee chair 1998-1999, since 2008), Rural Sociological Society (membership committee 1996-1997, task force on futures 1996-1997, co-chair subcommittee on curriculum transformation 1997-1999, chair curriculum and instruction committee 2000-2002, Excellence in Teaching award 2002)), Association Christians Teaching Sociology (national program chair 1981, 92, 90), Religious Education Association, William Lock Singers Players, Alpha Kappa Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing, home redecorating, geneological searches, traveling.


Lawrence Augustine Jenkins

Sara (Ball) Jenkins