Portrait of China Jenkins

China Jenkins

Executive Director, TEAM Center, Texas Southern University

China is the founding Executive Director of the TEAM (Teaching, Enrichment, Advising, Mentoring) Center in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Texas Southern University (TSU). During her 16-year career in higher education, China taught at the university and community colleges level, directed faculty development centers, and developed programming for faculty, administrators and students. Her scholarly work, teaching, research, and service focus on adult learning, educational and faculty development, equity pedagogy, and culturally responsive approaches to teaching within higher education learning environments. She is widely known for the pedagogical transformation of higher education educators through critical self-reflection.