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Sean E. Jenkins, Associate Professor

Director of Kibbe Life Science Station Info / Kibbe Website

Landscape & fire ecology, forest & grassland ecology, plant ecology


sean Contact Information:

(309) 298-2045
Waggoner Hall 214
SE-Jenkins@wiu.edu

 

Personal Webpage:
www.wiu.edu/users/mfsej1/


Degree:
Ph.D. - Missouri, 1997


Courses Taught:

  • BOT 410 Plant Systematics
  • BOT 451 Plant Ecology

 

Research Interests:
Roles of historical fire regimes and subsequent fire suppression in the regeneration dynamics of savanna tree species and overall species diversity of overstory and herbaceous components of woodlands, savannas, and grasslands.


Recent Publications

  • Sean E. Jenkins, Brian P. Jenkins, Samuel W. Jenkins, Chad R. Dolan, and John K. Tucker. 2008. Graptemys geographica (Common Map Turtle) geographic record. Herpetological Review 39(2):236.
  • Lamer, James T., Sean E. Jenkins, John K. Tucker, and Chad R. Dolan. 2008. Nerodia erythrogaster (Plain-bellied Watersnake) geographic record. Herpetological Review 39(2):242.
  • Meiers, Susan T., Sean E. Jenkins, and R.V. Anderson. 2008. Effect of Lock and Dam 19 on phytoplankton communities of the Upper Mississippi River. Northeastern Naturalist 15(3): 391-402.