Strategic Research Initiatives Coordinator
Missy Jenkins provides support services for large-scale or strategically significant research initiatives. She joined the Research Development Team in August, 2017, but has a 15-year work history at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Before joining the Office of Research and Engagement, she supported research efforts within the UT College of Communication and Information.
Jenkins holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Stetson University, and master’s degrees in elementary education and public policy and administration from UT. She is a current member of the National Council of University Research Administrators and the National Organization of Research Development Professionals.