The HistoryMakers video oral history with Gregory Jenkins.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (8 video files (3 hr., 43 min., 34 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Jenkins, Gregory S. -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Gregory Jenkins
Gregory Jenkins
Other authors / contributors:Jenkins, Gregory S., interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Washington, District of Columbia 2012 June 29.
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Summary:Atmospheric scientist Gregory S. Jenkins was born on May 13, 1963 in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his B.S. degree in physics from Lincoln University in Lincoln, Pennsylvania in 1987. Jenkins went on to earn his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in atmospheric science from the University of Michigan. He began a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Center for Atmospheric Science (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado. In 1993, he received the J. William Fulbright Research Award to conduct climate change research in Senegal. Later, Jenkins served as an assistant professor of physics at Howard University before joining Pennsylvania State University as an assistant professor in the Department of Meteorology. Jenkins returned to Howard University in 2004 as an associate professor and director of Howard University's Atmospheric Science Program. Jenkins' research focused on tropical storm systems, monsoons and hurricanes. In 2006, he joined the United States African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA) as a committee member.