Dr. Pamela J. Jenkins

Professor Emeritis, University of New Orleans

Pamela Jenkins is a Research Professor of Sociology at the University of New Orleans (Emerita) and faculty member of UNO’s Center for Hazard Assessment, Response and Technology. Her latest book with Steve Kroll Smith and Vern Baxter, Left to Chance, documents the recovery of two African American neighborhoods after Hurricane Katrina. Since retirement, she has contributed to research analyzing impacts of sea level rise and the Louisiana coast, including View from the Coast, Making Sense of a Place at Risk, and qualitative interviews with Isle de Jean Charles' residents and served on the Isle de Jean Charles Academic Advisory Committee.