Clinton N. Jenkins

Associate Professor

Earth and Environment

Office: AHC5-376

Phone: 305-348-6236



Dr. Clinton Jenkins is an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth and Environment and in the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. He studies the conservation of biological diversity and efforts to reduce the loss of troopical ecosystems. He received a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Tennessee in 2002 and has wide-ranging experience in conservation research. He specializes in using spatial analysis and remote-sensing technologies to answer conservation questions and identify priorities for action. This research has taken him to the Brazilian Atalantic Forests, Florida Everglades, Southwestern China, Central America, and the Amazon, where human pressures threaten to drive species to extinction. Dr. Jenkins has also trained hundreds of conservation professionals in GIS, operates the website, and serves as Vice-President of the conservation non-profit Saving Nature.