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Jenna Robinson: President of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal

April 14, 2023 by Jenna Robinson

Jenna Robinson is President of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal. She joined the Martin Center in January 2007 as campus outreach coordinator and later became the center’s director of outreach. Robinson graduated from N.C. State University in 2003 with a major in political science and French. She has studied at the University of East Anglia School of American Studies in Norwich, United Kingdom. She received her master’s degree in political science in 2005 and her Ph.D. in political science in 2012 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has taught courses in American politics at UNC-Chapel Hill, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Wake Technical Community College. Among her many service roles, Jenna is a Vice Chair and Board member of the Alumni Free Speech Alliance (AFSA) and a leader of AFSA member group UNC AFSA. You can see more of her on our avid discussion of higher education on our podcast.


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