Jenkins, Virginia Scott

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JENKINS, Virginia Scott

JENKINS, Virginia Scott. American, b. 1948. Genres: Horticulture, Advertising/Public relations, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Food and Wine, History, Technology. Career: Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, staff assistant to the registrar, 1973-75; Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, planning assistant, staff assistant, and assistant director of development, 1975-83; George Washington University, Washington, DC, teaching assistant, 1986-89; US Department of Agriculture Graduate School, instructor in history, 1993; Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, lecturer in history, 1994; University of Maryland at College Park, visiting assistant professor, 1996-99; Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD, scholar in residence, 1999-. Consultant to companies and organizations, 1984-. Publications: The Lawn: A History of an American Obsession, 1994; Bananas: An American History, 2000. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: 315 Oakley St, Cambridge, MD 21613, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]