Dr. Toby S. Jenkins

Assistant Professor, Education & Human Development, Georgia Southern University

Dr. Toby S. Jenkins is an Assistant Professor of Education & Human Development at Georgia Southern University. Her work focuses on issues of culture, race, and social stratification. She has authored two books focused on the evolving ideologies of culture, family, and education in contemporary society: "My Culture, My Color, My Self: Heritage, Resilience and Community in the Lives of Young Adults" and "Family, Community, & Higher Education." Prior to her recent post, she served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii and as an Assistant Professor of Higher Education & Integrative Studies at George Mason University. As a university diversity and cultural inclusion administrator, she has worked at Penn State University and the University of Maryland, College Park.