Background and Publications

Education

Bachelor of Science, Psychobiology & Psychology, Lebanon Valley College (PA)

Master of Science, Experimental Psychology (Animal Cognition), University of Oklahoma

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology (Animal Cognition), University of Oklahoma (Expected 2014)

 

Publications
 

Jenkins, J. R. & Devenport, L. D. (2014). Seed preparation diminishes cache loss in least chipmunks. Journal of Mammalogy, 95 (2).  276-283.

Northcutt, K. V., Jenkins, J. R., Pullen, J. & de Silva, C. Integrating the sciences and mathematics: a year-long program for freshman. Manuscript under review

Jenkins, J. R., Keaton, W. A., Neill, S. S., Person, A. S., Jackson, D. B., Altenbern, A. M., & Harton, N. J. Competition Cost: The influence of past competition on future resource choice. Manuscript in preparation

Jenkins, J. R., & Borchardt, A. R. Risky sexual behavior and evidence for sperm competition in online fiction. Manuscript in preparation

* Indicates undergraduate student co-authors

 

Selected Presentations
 

Pullen, J., Northcutt, K. V., Jenkins, J. R., & de Silva, C. (March 2017). 4 Faculty, 20 Students, and the University’s Squirrel Population: An undergraduate research project for non-calculus ready science majors. Talk presented at the Mathematical Association of America South Eastern Section Meeting, Macon, GA.

 

Matula, H. M.*, Appleby, S. A., & Jenkins, J. R. (March 2017).  “That looks like a bad dude”: Does masculinity mediate racial bias in sentencing? Poster presented at the American Psychology- Law Conference, Seattle WA.

 

Levry, A.*, Alvis, C.*, Potin, C..*, de Silva, C., Jenkins, J., Northcutt, K., & Pullen, J. (February, 2017). Using physics to explore the psychology of small mammal behavior. Poster presented at the American Association of Physics Teachers Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

Jenkins, J. R., Keaton, W. A.*, Altenbern, A. M.*, Jackson, D. B.*, Neill, S. S.*, & Person, A. S.*  (August, 2016). The effect of past competition on future resource choice by gerbils. Poster presented at the Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting, Columbia, MO.

 

Jenkins, J. R., Northcutt, K. V., Pullen, J., & de Silva, C. (August, 2016). Integrated Sciences: Using Animal Behavior Research to Connect the Dots for At-Risk Freshmen. Poster presented at the Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting, Columbia, MO.

 

De Silva, C., Pullen, J., Northcutt, K., & Jenkins, J. (January, 2016). Physics and Psychology: Integrating disciplines through video analysis. Talk presented at the Winter meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers, New Orleans, LA.

 

Jenkins, J. R. (July, 2013). Past acquisition costs influence current seed selection by least chipmunks. Poster presented at the Animal Behavior Society annual meeting, Boulder, CO.

 

* Indicates undergraduate student co-authors