DR. SKIP JENKINS
Chair, Department of Theology
Professor of Historical Theology
Dr. Skip Jenkins
came to Lee in August of 2004.
He obtained his PhD in Systematic Theology at Marquette University, two
master's degrees at Duke University Divinity School, one in general theological
studies (MTS), the other with an emphasis in Historical Theology (ThM), and his
BA in Bible and Theology at Lee University.
Jenkins is an active
member of The Society for Pentecostal Studies and currently serves as chair of the Department of Theology.
Since being at Lee, Jenkins established a mini-conference for pastoral training during Lee Homecoming weekend and founded,
with his late wife Larisa Ard, a student-oriented mentoring house whose stated purpose is
spiritual, academic, and social accountability.
In 2012, he was the
recipient of the Excellence in Advising Award. He received the Janet Rahamut Award for student engagement in 2013, and in 2014, he received the Excellence in Teaching Award.
Jenkins has four children: Merritt, Eleanor, Eli and Ava.